Azade Shakouri Raad
Born in 1976, Tehran ,she has got a B.A in English Translation from Azad university of Tehran, a B.A in TV Production (Animation)
from IRIB broadcasting University, and a M.A in dramatic literature from Tarbiat Modares University. She is a member of art council
in Nasim and Namayesh IRIB Channels, a graphist artist in education channel, as well as a writer and director of animated
films and series. She has won many prizes in different festivals.

Volker Petzold
Born in 1951, he Studied chemistry, economics and philosophy/aesthetics. He is a freelance writer, publisher and festival
organizer And one of the founders of the Cottbus film festival. Works in several projects, among them children’s and youth
film festival “Schlingel”.