Timo Becker

Timo Becker studied direction at renowned American Film Institute in Los Angeles and received a degree in audio-visual media at Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart. Besides his work as a director and author, he worked in almost every field of film and media productions. His short film “Mädchenabend” was awarded best short film by the audience at Festival Max Ophüls Preis in 2012 and at the 13th cellu l’art. He currently works on his debut in long film “Zwei Schwestern” and works as a director, cameraman, cutter and lecturer.

Germaine Paulus

After graduating from Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar Germaine Paulus (* 1972 in Saarlouis)she worked as a lyricist and columnist for several magazines. Their shared love for fantasy film brought her to Andreas Peter and Yazid Benfeghoul und their independent magazine “Gory News”. After 4 years of working together Paulus, Peter and Benfeghoul founded “Deadline – das Filmmagazin” in the end of 2006. She has been part of the editorial staff since then. Germaine Paulus lives and works in Saarbücken.

Jonas Zipf

Jonas Zipf studied psychology at FU Berlin and direction for spoken and music theatre at „August Everding“, a bavarian academy for theatre. He worked on various productions as a freelanced dramaturge, author and director (e.g. Théâtre Alfortville Paris, kampnagel Hamburg, tacheles Berlin, Schauspielhaus Zürich). Most recently he staged the premiere of “Flüchtlinge” at Thalia Theatre in Hamburg. Since autumn 2010 he is doing is doctorate at HfBK Hamburg in urban art. He is currently member of the artistic direction at Theaterhaus Jena.

Lukas Spantzel

I am Lukas, 18 years old and currently doing my Abitur at Angergymnasium in Jena. In my spare time I like to hang out with my friends, listen to music and watch films. I’m interested in the cellu l’art film festival because I’ve been involved in doing a short film.

Arabella Vogel

My name is Arabella, I am 16 years old. I’m in 11th grade at the Christian Gymnasium in Jena. I like to watch the old Sherlock Holmes detective stories. I’m mostly interested in the development of the script, the story and the dialogues of the protagonists.

Dennis König

I am Dennis and 18 years old. I am currently doing my Abitur at Angergymnasium in Jena. I like films that are critical of society best. I prefer German movies to Hollywood-productions.