FEDOR SENDAK (The Netherlands)
filmmaker, director, screenwriter
Fedor Sendak is a director of fiction films. In 2003 he graduated from the Netherlands Film and Television Academy (directing fiction) and has received his masterdegree in film in 2016. He is a member of the Dutch Directors Guild since 2005 and has been a board member of NISI MASA (European Network of Young Cinema). In 2006 he founded the Dutch internet company Filmpeople. In recent years he has moved his activities towards screenwriting and directing actors. Currently he lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and writes on his feature film script about a young rebellious punk.
Education: Master of Arts: FILM, Bachelor Film directing (fiction) The Netherlands Film and Televison Academy (www.filmacademie.nl) 2003. Directing Actors Workshops: Mart Travis (US) directing actors for film – at Binger FIlm Institute Amsterdam (2012), Mijke de Jong (NL) directing actors for film – at AHK (2012), Ruud Schuitemaker (NL) directing non-actors for film – at AHK (2012), Gerrard Verhage (NL) directing actors for film – at AHK (2001), Marcelle Meuleman (NL) directing actors for film – at AHK (1999). Acting experience: Het Werktheater (NL), Dogtroep (NL). Cinema: The Good Hope (feature film by Guido Pieters). Casting: Egofixe (2003, with Oi Mundo Casting), Popje (1998), Tattoo (2001).
SARA ALBA (Colombia)
dancer and teacher – contemporary dance
Sara Alba is a contemporary dancer and movement teacher. She has taught her craft at two major universities in Colombia, and in private schools in Bulgaria, Germany, The Netherlands, Thailand and Turkey. As an artist she has cooperated with choreographers such as Carmen Werner (Spain) and with companies like Korpe Danza (Colombia) and Periferic Berlin- Bogotá (Germany). She has studied Classical Ballet, Modern Dance (Graham and Cunningham Technique), Contemporary Dance, Modern Jazz, Partnering, Improvisation, Composition and Theatre and received her grade in contemporary dance from the Dutch university ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in 2005.
Education: Bachelor of Dance ArtEZ – The Netherlands 2001-2005 – Contemporary Dance and Ballet Corporación BeC, Bucaramanga, Colombia 2000 – Contemporary, Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Improvisation, Composition Academia Ecodanza (Contemporary Dance School), Bogota, Colombia 1999 – Contemporary Dance, Theater and Ballet Fundación LINCE, Cali, Colombia 1997-1999. Workshops by: Carmen Werner, David Zambrano, Vicky Pérez, Roberto Galván, Roberto Oliván de la Iglesia, Tony Vezich, Vanucchi, Joao Da Silva, Kurt Koegel, Ben Craft, Mary O’donnell, Phylllis Gutelius, Kristin De Groot, Eduardo Rivero Walker, Ana Sanchez Colberg, Carlos Latorre, Martha Hincapié, Jennifer Ocampo, Adriana Miranda, Ana Cecilia Restrepo, Elizabeth Ladrón de Guevara, Malou Airaudo, Humberto Canessa, Jens Van Daele, Ana Cecilia Restrepo, Irme Essien, Fornier Ortíz, Jorge Puerta, Pablo Aran Gimeno, Frey Faust.
Teaching experience: Studio Anna Mora, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 2014-2016, Amsterdam Dance Centre, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 2014-2016, Tanzmoto Studio Space, Essen (Germany) 2016, Balletstudio Marieke van der Heijden, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 2016, ROCvA Mbo Dance, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 2014-2015, Flava House, Sofia (Bulgaria 2013, Fundación Cultural Híbrido / Colectivo La Caracola, Tunja, Colombia 2012 – Çatı Dans, Istanbul, Turkey 2011 – Escuela Efa Danza, Bogota, Colombia 2011 – Teacher and Director of the Group of contemporary dance “Cuerpos de Agua”, Universidad Politécnico Grancolombiano, Bogota, Colombia 2007-2011 – Workshop at School for life, Doi Saket, Thailand 2010 – Guest teacher of contemporary dance Sang Dao Performing Arts School, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2010 – Modern dance teacher Universidad Distrital Franciso José de Caldas, Facultad de artes ASAB, Bogota, Colombia 2009-2010 – Teacher of dance expression and dance perception Preparatorio de danza, Universidad Distrital Franciso José de Caldas, 2007-2009 – Teacher of body language, theater and ballet Colegio Nueva Inglaterra, Bogota, Colombia 2006-2007