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We are proud to introduce you some of the faces behind the films. Check there confessions and how they created their vertical stories.


Directed by: Hind R. Boukli
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Movies from film festival 2021

One, None and One Hundred Thousand

Directed by: Daniela Lucato
Runtime: 00:03:00
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How to Make a Sandwich (vertical)

Directed by: Andy Haskins
Runtime: 00:01:00
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Runtime: 00:02:04
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The great crossing of the Culata 9:16 (10 min)

Directed by: Jimmy Alejandro Castro, Johnny Castro
Runtime: 00:09:56
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2021 Jury

Blayze Collins-Perucchetti
Blayze Collins-Perucchetti, United Kingdom
Film and TV sales and aquisitions professional
Many years experience in Film and TV sales and distribution, currently working in sales and acquisitions of feature films for a b2b platform Moovicart and also broadening skills into film consulting and as an actor.
Hollie Lin
Hollie Lin, Czech Republic/Taiwan
Experienced video content manager
A seasoned strategy entrepreneur with creative & analytical minds behind Manifesto Market + Former YouTube partnership manager worked with thousands of video content creators internationally.
Liz Whitmere
Liz Whitmere, Canada
Actress, Director and producer
Director and producer from Toronto with a love for the unexpected, the odd, the downright strange. Her work includes The Neddeaus of Duqesne Island, Late Night in the Studio, and the upcoming series ZARQA (CBC Gem).

Festival director

Krystof Safer
Krystof Safer
Founder and Director
Founder and Director of VERTIFILMS. Based in Prague. Film producer.

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