A Dutch director with Algerian roots. He studied sociology in Paris (Paris VIII – Vincennnes university) and at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam. He graduated in 1991.
His first feature ‘The Polish Bride’, selected at La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes, won 2 Golden Calf in Utrecht, for best director and best actress, the audience award at the IFFR Rotterdam and best European film in Berlin in 1999. The Polish Bride was also nominated for the Golden Globe and was the Dutch Entry for the Oscars.
After The Polish Bride Karim made ‘Les Diseurs de Vérité’ (nominated for the Tiger Awards at Rotterdam and winner of Best Film and best actor at Valencia…) and Eilandgasten’, De Avondboot’, ‘Free Game’ and ‘Chronicles of my village’ (in postproduction.)
Carl Ciarfalio is a 40-year veteran of the film and television industry. He enjoys a prolific career as an actor, stuntman, stunt coordinator, voice-over artist, and now, speaker and author. During his career, Carl has worked alongside and learned from film and television heavyweights including Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Steven Soderbergh, Tom Cruise, Denzel Washington, Clint Eastwood, Kiefer Sutherland, Martin Lawrence and Chuck Norris.
A qualified Engineer, Pankaj Sehgal ‘PS’ pursues creativity in every walk of life. His professional engagements have led him to hob-knob with security agencies world-wide and exposed him to untold conspiracies that continue to take shape in the global ‘Corridors of Power’. Well versed in the ways of intelligence assimilation and covert operations, Solar Eclipse-Depth of Darkness is Sehgal’s attempt to provide the viewer with an insight to intelligence operations in the dark echelons of the legal ‘underworld’.
Ajayan Vincent is recognised as one of the best Cinematographers in modern cinema. Primarily operating from Southern India, Ajayan’s cinematography has won him accolades all over India, and Asia pacific. This visual genius has run the camera for nearly 200 films. His brilliant and bold use of the camera secured him a number of awards as well as critical acclamations.
Tim Angulo When Oscar-winning visual effects supervisors need a cinematographer, they turn to Timothy E. Angulo. Timʼs passion for ﬁlmmaking at an early age led him to a degree from the Brooks Institute of Photography and a Fellowship at the American Film Institute. Over his career, Tim has shot visual effects for scores of blockbuster features including ARMAGEDDON, THE CORE, THE WATCHMEN, TERMINATOR SALVATION and NIGHT AT MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN. His work as a 2nd unit DP includes the cult hit, TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE.
A media and marketing genius, Dr. Moobi creates live-wire media sequences from lackluster story boards. From marketing, to advertisements and commercial films, Dr. Moobi’s insight is what leaves indelible marks on the minds of his audience. His ultra-imaginative, powerful vision and eye for details creates path-breaking cinematic experiences. Dr. Moobi guides and works with the VFX and special effects team, and is by his own admission, a ‘vociferous learner in the realm of special effects’ and creative art.
With a decade of experience in Bollywood, Lakshmi brings her extensive experience into the production team. From working in the production, managing cost control on and off sets, to assisting directors and even acting, there is little that Ms. Lakshmi has not done in her young life as a movie making enthusiast. A hard working, committed individual, Lakshmi’s dedication to cinema can only be described as an ‘obsession’ that makes her an asset on any set.
Prashant Pillai is a Music Producer is a music producer and composer from India. He is known for his works for cult cinemas like Shaitan, City of God, Amen and Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal.
Having started his career with Oscar and Grammy award winning artist A.R.Rahman, Prashant’s curated list of works include projects with prodigial film-makers from India. Known for his experimentative, true to the script kind of sonic scores, Prashant has built a unique style for his music and has worked across four films industries in India. Having never craved to be a ‘music director’ – he rather craves to work for great minds and their vision. This outlook has helped him make some great friends for life, of whom some are filmmakers, music producers, musicians and artists.