DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
MA.degree in film directing on FAMU Academy in Prague. Made over 60 documentaries and reportages as a director and writer. Worked for Czech national film station, Slovenian national TV, Croatian national TV. Made also a full length feature film called L…like love, as well as a lot of short films, that got world recognition at film festivals. Received an award for film F as the best European short film, as well as an award for documentary TITO on IDFA Film Festival in Amsterdam. Film Festival that have shown her films: Cannes Film Festival, Valencia Film Festival, IDFA, Argentina Film Festival, Raindance London Film Festival, European meeting 27 countries, Creteil Film Festival, Cotbuss Film Festival, Berlin film Festival, Karlovy Vary film festival,….
( born 1963 ) studied economics at the University of Linz and Business Administration at IESE in Barcelona. He began his career in 1991 at today’s HypoVereinsbank in M & A business . 1998, Mr. Krejci was co-founder of the Corporate Finance Division of the Securities Bank Concord effects AG in Frankfurt. There he was a partner responsible for the successful construction of the M & A , IPO and private equity activities . He founded in late 2002 , the AURIGA Corporate Finance GmbH, where he has since worked as a partner and managing director. Since 2007, Mr. Krejci also is a member of the Supervisory Board of CANCOM AG, Munich and since 2014 also Chairman of the Board.
Shot more than 200 feature films in his career. Worked as a director of photography with legendary film directors as Andrzej Wajda, Volker Schlondorff, Michael Haneke, Aleksander Petrovic, Bernhard Wicky ..
The movie “The Tim Drum” directed by V, Schlondorff and Igor Luther as director of photography won Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Palme d’Or, German Film Award for Best Feature Film, Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film, National Board of Review Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Awarded with the Palm de’Ore in Cannes and for Best Cinematography for Inferno, Ein unheimlich starker Abgang, Eins, Die Eroberung der Zitadelle, Der Fangschuß in Germany. Collaboration between Igor Luther and Janja Glogovac started in 2005 with shooting the debuted feature of Janja Glogovac called L…like love. They made together also documentary film Mystic of Hotel Palace.
Judith Stenneken is an artist working in photography, video and installation. She is from Germany, based in New York, now. She worked as assistant producer for advertising agencies and TV commercial production companies in Hamburg until 2005. Her first self-published book ‘Last Call | Tempelhof’ won the Grand Prize of Blurb’s Photography Book Now contest in 2010. The same body of work received the Young Talent Award of the F/Stop Photo Festival in Leipzig in 2009, as well as honorable mentions from the New York Photo Festival and Hey, Hot Shot! in 2010. Stenneken was named one of PDN’s 30 – New and Emerging Photographers to Watch in 2011, the same year she moved to New York to pursue her Masters of Fine Arts. She received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in 2013. As of 2015 she is a Review Santa Fe 100 Alumni. Her work has been featured in the exhibition ‘A Survey Of Documentary Styles In Early 21st Century Photobooks’ as well as in publications such as PDN, Photo International, Der Greif and most recently photograph magazine with an essay by Elisabeth Biondi on Stenneken’s current project ‘Welcome Home’. The publication of her book ‘Welcome Home’ as well as a solo exhibition in Germany are scheduled for spring 2016.
As independent film editor, Dafne edited short and feature films: You’re Free. Decide. (2000), Okno (2002), The Heart Is a Piece of Meat (dir. J. Cvitkovic 2003), Porno Film (dir. D. Kozole, 2000), Bread and Milk (dir. J. Cvitkovic, 2001 – Venice film festival – Award – Lion of the Future), Ode to the Poet (2001), Tiigra (2001), Ljubljana (dir. I. Sterk, 2001), Klescar (dir. M. Latin), What Are You Going to Do When You Get Out of Here? (dir. S. Podgorsek, 2005)
In 2005, on Slovenian Film Festival, Dafne Jemersic won Vesna Award for Best Editing and in 2006 – Viktor, Award for best documentary – What Are You Going to Do When You Get Out of Here? She also directed and edited several TV shows (KLIK – weekly show with host Katarina Cas more then one Season and Adrenalin – 1 episode, both for TV station Kanal A; Eurosong 2003 – 16 short presentation films for RTV Slovenia).
Dafne Jemersic is writer, director and editor of music videos: Anika Horvat: Ples v Mesecini (2005), Siddharta: Domine (2006), Phonomonics: Bring it On (2007), Siddharta: Male Roke (2007), Jan Plestenjak: Soba 102 (2007), Big Foot Mama: Vazn Da Zadane (2007), Phonomonics: Crazy Things (2008)
In 2007, Dafne was working with most popular rock band in Slovenia – Siddharta who released their live album and DVD with a documentary called – Marathon. Dafne recorded, directed and edited 66 minutes long film about happening outside and inside the hall, both before the show and during six hours long concert.
REALITY is the name of her first feature movie as writer, director and editor. This is comedy about socially lost people who are still trying to control each other instead of taking care of themselves. The destiny unites two homeless men in the S.O.S. canteen. A failed actor and lost poet begin telling each other the key events from their lives. After an extraordinary twist we become aware that the two men are popular and will participate in a film experiment on the Moon. The film is playing with idea what is real and what is the meaning of life. Reality (35mm, cinema-scope, 90min) is completed and will be released in 2008.