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The challenge of creating a web series
creators from around the world share their experience
Lucas Fortes da Silva
Lucas Fortes da Silva is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of Berlin based ET TU TABLEAU. A marketing and production company focusing on developing and implementing Brand and Retail Marketing, Sales Concepts, and Immersive Consumer Experiences through Media Production, and Event Creation / Management. In addition to over 10 years experience in retail design, visual merchandising, point of sale experience, events, and trade show design working internationally for Vans, The North Face, VF Corporation and adidas. With a degree in International Studies Lucas brings a global outlook constantly seeing to connect the social, political and environmental aspects of every project.
Ogata has worked in the U.S., Holland, Germany and Japan as a screenwriter, film director, video artist and an actor/comedian. Born in Japan and raised partly in the U.S., Ogata graduated from Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His art videos have been presented at museums world-wide. His screenplays received funding in Germany and the Netherlands, and he appeared weekly as a comedian on VARA Dutch national TV for 3 years.
Atsushi is the creator of Webfest Berlin 2015 official selection – ‘Trick or Treat: I LOVE America!’
MURIEL ABOULROUSS is an award-winning cinematographer from Beirut Lebanon, and the first woman to actually work as a cinematographer in the Arab World. In 2014, Muriel Aboulrouss and Denise Jabbour (producer) establish the Home of cine-jam as a production hub for authenticity in Art as in life. Their first creation is “Zyara” the doc web series that is Muriel’s directorial debut.
Luke began his career as a freelance photographer before establishing More Sauce. He graduated from the Australian Film Television and Radio School in 2005 and in the same year won Tropfest with his film Australian Summer. He has directed five short films, and multiple series including the landmark documentary series Great Southern Land for ABC and Cordell Jigsaw Productions landing him an ADG nomination for best direction in a documentary TV series. 2014 saw Luke create, produce and direct a high-end web series in Los Angeles called Low Life– a black comedy about depression. The series has received critical acclaim winning Luke multiple directing nominations and several wins. In between TV projects, he also directs high-end commercials and music videos and has a number of feature film projects in development.
Márk Szilágyi is the creator of the Webfest Berlin Official Selection – ‘REDLAND’. He works currently for the Kwetu Film Institute, in Kigali, Rwanda. He holds a M.A. Degree in Media Economics (Universität Siegen) and a Diploma in TV, Film and Media Production (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg).
Nicole Fornoff studied acting at „Schauspielschule Charlottenburg“ in Berlin. Always having a passion for comedy and drama, she started to write and produce her own web series „Emmas Welt“, in which she is playing the leading role - Emma. „Emmas Welt“ is a comedy about a 25 year old girl who is just trying to find her way in life. Her clumsiness and endearing personality constantly seem to attract absurd and funny situations. However, her best friend Julia and her housemate and former high school crush Tom always help her out to get back on track. Emmas Welt was an official selection in London`s Raindance WebFest 2014 and now at WebFest Berlin.