Sabrina (Ruobing) Zhao (b.1996; Sichuan, China) lives between Chengdu, Abu Dhabi, and Toronto. Her films particularly tune into migrating experiences across and within spaces. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University Abu Dhabi, with concentrations in Film & New Media and Literature & Creative Writing (2015-2019; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates). Currently, she is pursuing MFA studies in Film Production at York University (2019-2021; Toronto, Canada). She likes to blend documentary, fiction, and the experimental.
Mohammad Shawky Hassan is a filmmaker and video artist living and working between Cairo and Berlin. His films include It Was Related to Me (2011), On a Day like Today (2012), and And on a Different Note (2015), the latter of which premiered at the Berlinale Forum Expanded and was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York as part of its permanent collection.
Grau has lived next to two oceans.
Suneil Sanzgiri is an Indian American artist, researcher, and filmmaker working to understand how systems of oppression are informed and reinforced by trauma, history, and memory. His work spans experimental video, animations, essays, and installations, and contends with questions of identity, heritage, culture, and diaspora in relationship to structural violence.
Rupali Morzaria is a designer and film programmer based in Toronto. In 2018, she set in motion “Sanghum Film”, a film collective dedicated to exploring the world of Indian cinema. Rupali has previously worked with Images Festival, Pleasure Dome, and NANG magazine.