Ana Alves is a visual artist, art educator and doctoral student at the Graduate Program in Arts (PPGARTES) at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). In 2021 she was selected "Artist in Residence" in the artist residency program
Missy Hernandez is a Filmmaker, Writer, Actor and Assistant Professor in the Cinema and Television Arts department at Columbia College Chicago where she teaches courses in screenwriting, television writing, and creative producing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is known to be writer or producer of several short and feature ﬁlms like „The Last Election and Other Love Stories“ (2021), „American Thief“ (2020) and „Random Acts of Flyness“ (2018). Missy Hernandez graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a B.A. in Cinema Studies and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting.
Miguel Silveira is a Brazilian-American independent ﬁlmmaker, arts educator and Assistant Professor at the School of Communication of the Loyola University in Chicago. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Miguel studied ﬁlmmaking at Columbia College Chicago and later received an M.F.A. in Directing from Columbia University in New York City. He has taught at the International School of Film and Television (EICTV) in Cuba, Columbia College Chicago, and Columbia University, as well as SOCAPA—School of Creative and Performing Arts. He is director of award-winning short ﬁlms like Namibia Brazil, Rooftop Wars and Devil’s Work. Miguel’s work is designed to open the way for ongoing questions and discussions on topics that have no clear cut “right” answers.
(Depleted uranium weapons ﬁlms consultant)
Photo shows Manfred together with Uranium Film Festival award winner Lisa Camillo in Berlin, 2020.
(Japanese ﬁlm consultant)
Libbe HaLevy is the producer and host of "Nuclear Hotseat", a weekly podcast/broadcast on nuclear issues... from a “different” perspective. Now in its eleventh year, the show is downloaded in 124 countries, syndicated for broadcast through the Pacifica network, and available to new affiliates. Libbe is an award-winning playwright, author of the book "Yes, I glow in the dark! One Mile from Three Mile Island to Fukushima and Nuclear Hotseat“, and the play „Atomic Bill and the Payment Due“, which will be published in 2022.
Petra Holzer is Visual artist, curator and director of the Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary (BIFED). Born in Austria, she moved to Bozcaada, a paradise island in the Aegean Sea, Turkey, a refuge for artists and intellectuals in the 1960s. The ecological problems are increasing and becoming more and more varied; however, we also witness hope-inspiring developments. We organize this festival in order to create a platform that nurtures this hope. Next BIFED: October 12-16, 2022
Professor for Radiobiology and Radiometry at the Laboratory of the Institute of Biology, Fluminense Federal University (UFF). Since March 2011, Kelecom visited several times Fukushima. Presently active in Radioecology of Polonium-210 and Lead-210, radioactive occupational contamination, environmental radioactive impacts of uranium mining, NORM, TENORM.
FESTIVAL CONSULTANTS 2023
Photographer and teacher of Cinema at the Technical Course in Audio and Video Production at Faetec / RJ and at the undergraduate course in Media Studies at PUC- Rio. Graduated in Cinema and Master in Communication, Image and Information.