CEO & Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest
Liz McIntyre is the CEO and Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest, one of the world’s leading documentary festivals. She began her documentary career as a documentary maker, with credits such as the Ed Murrow award-winning The Lost Children of Berlin, No Place Like Home, Dangerous Love and Five Steps to Tyranny. McIntyre moved to commissioning for the Discovery Channel, with titles such as Ed Stafford Marooned; The Great White Silence and Shackleton, and The Battle of Ancre and Advance of the Tanks. McIntyre ran Documentary Campus Masterschool 2015 in Berlin, a development and mentoring program for emerging filmmakers. She is a Board member for Women in Film and Television and sits on the BAFTA TV and BAFTA Learning & New Talent Committees.
Programmer for DOK Leipzig
Ralph Eue was born in 1953. He studied German, Romance Languages and Architecture in Marburg, Paris and Frankfurt. Since 1980, he has worked as a film publicist and translator. Until 1984, he was editor of the journal Filmkritik. Eue also teaches film history and film theory at the University of the Arts in Berlin, the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB) and the University of Vienna, and works internationally as an advisor for cultural institutions and film festivals. In 2014/15, he launched Susan Sontag Revisited, a conference and film screenings program (Berlin/Vienna). Since 2017, he is the Programmer for DOK Leipzig – International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film. In winter of 2018, he will be the co-curator of the first Essay Film Festival in Berlin (Sichtbares Denken).
Ognjen Glavonić, born in 1985, Yugoslavia, graduated Film and TV Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade. His mid-length documentary Živan Makes a Punk Festival (2014) was screened at Rotterdam, Cinéma du Réel, IndieLisboa, CPH:DOX, among others. Depth Two, which premiered at Berlinale Forum in 2016, is his first feature-length documentary. So far, it has been screened at more than 50 festivals, winning 20 awards, including the main awards at the Festival dei Popoli, Open City Documentary Festival, Dokufest, Kasseler Dokfest, Message to Men, and ZagrebDox where it won the Big Stamp Award for Best Film in Regional Competition. He is the director and co-founder of Pančevo Film Festival (Serbia).
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