1. Damir Terešak (Zagreb, 1954) is a film and TV producer. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb. From 1980 to 1995 he worked as a freelancer producer on more than 40 feature films of both Croatian and foreign production. He founded his own production company MaXima in 1992. Since 2002, he has been teaching at the Production Department of the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He has produced the following Croatian feature films: The Golden Years by Davor Žmegač in 1991 (Golden Arena for Best Directing, Golden Arena for Best Cinematography, and Golden Arena for Best Actor in 1993), Madonna by Neven Hitrec in 1999 (Grand Golden Arena for Best Film, Golden Arena for Best Actor, and Golden Arena for Best Actress), Winter in Rio by Davor Žmegač in 2002 (Golden Arena for Best Actress, Golden Arena for Best Music, Golden Arena for Best Costume Design, Golden Arena for Best Production Design), Armin by Ognjen Sviličić in 2007 (Golden Arena for Best Screenplay, Golden Arena for Best Actor, Oktavijan Award by the Croatian Society of Film Critics for Best Film, FIPRESCI Prize at Durban International Film Festival), and These Are the Rules by Ognjen Sviličić in 2014 (Venice Film Festival - Orizzoti Award for Best Actor, Golden Arena for Best Production Design and Golden Arena for Best Actor, FEST - Audience Award, Les Arcs European Film Festival - Grand Jury Award, Warsaw International Film Festival - Best Director, Stockholm Film Festival - Aluminum Horse). He has also produced minority co-productions the Hungarian Chico (2010) by Ibolya Fekete (Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival), the German Heimkehr (2014) by Damir Lukačević, The Emeny by Dean Zečević (Croatian Society of Film Critics Award and the Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean (FEDEORA) jury award for best feature film in the minority co-productions section, the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Prize at Sofia International Film Festival, Audience Award at Thessaloniki International Film Festival), When Day Breaks by Goran Paskaljević (FEDEORA Award for Best Minority Co-Production, awards at Palm Springs International Film Festival, Les Arcs International Film Festival, Festival of European and Mediterranean Film, Cleveland International Film Festival), My Beautiful Country (2012) by Michaela Kezele (Audience Award at Nuremberg Film Festival, Bernhard Wicki Film Award at Munich International Film Festival, Bavarian Film Award). He also produces documentary films and TV series, and has directed the documentary film The Last Native Petrović (2006), which received a Special Mention at the International Documentary Film Festival ZagrebDox).
2. Pavao Pavličić (Vukovar, 1946) is a fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, writer, scholar, and screenwriter. He graduated in comparative literature and Italian language and literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, and earned his PhD in 1974. He was a full professor at the Department for Comparative Literature of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. He has won numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work in literature, and is the author of screenplays for 10 films: A Crime in a School (1982), The Third Key (1983), Dreaming the Rose(1986), Convicted (1987), A Man Who Liked Funerals (1989), Eagle (1990), Stela (1990), Vukovar: The Way Home (1994), Traveling the Dark Hemisphere (1996), and The Third Woman (1997)
3. Dijana Vidušin (Pula, 1982) is an actress. She graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb and works in theatre, television and film. Her acting debut was at the Croatian National Theatre in Split, and in 2008, she became a member of the Gavella Theatre. She had roles in TV series Rest in Peace, In Therapy, and Neighbours Forever, as well as in films: The Mystery of Green Hill (2017), Love or Death (2014), Mysterious Boy (2013), Koko and the Ghosts (2011), Ministry of Love (Best Supporting Actress, Mostar Film Festival, 2016), and Love Life of a Gentle Coward (Golden Arena for Best Actress, 2009)
4. Jasna Rossini (1954) is a make-up artist. She trained in make-up and make-up design at BBC in London, and has taught at several colleges. She has been employed at Croatian Radiotelevison since 1974, and has been a part of more than a hundred projects of the entertainment, educational, drama, and film programmes (Jelenko, Smogovci, Vučjak, Ero the Joker, Roko and Cicibela, ), as well as in foreign productions. She received the special Golden Arena for Best Make-Up for the film Metastases in 2009, and for the film Vegetarian Cannibal in 2012. She has also worked on the films Agape (2017), Countess Dora (1993), Aloa: Festivity of the Whores (1988), Horvat’s Choice (1988). She received the Croatian Radiotelevision annual award in 2010
5. Tomislav Čegir (Zagreb, 1970) is a film critic. He graduated in history and art history from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. He has been writing about film, comic books, visual arts and music since 1994, and participates in public discussions, and television and radio shows on film. In 2009, he received the Vladimir Vuković Award for film criticism. He is the author of the book The Cinematic Spaces: The Croatian Reconstructions of the American Genre Film (2012), and texts on feature films in the book Croatian Film Directors I (2009). He is a regular contributor of film criticism to Vijenac and film studies to Croatian Film Review.