Vladimir Pozner — Internationally known Russian-American journalist, best-selling author and documentary film author. He was born in Paris, France, of a French mother and Russian father, spent his childhood and early teens in New York City. He is known in America for his appearances on U.S. television, especially Ted Koppel’s “Nightline”, where he furnished insights into Soviet foreign policy during the latter years of the Cold War, as well as for co-hosting the show “Pozner and Donahue” on CNBC for six years. For the past 11 years he has hosted “POZNER” on Russia’s Channel One TV, one of Russia’s most highly ranked and respected interview shows. He has won 3 Emmy Certificates, 10 Teffy awards. His autobiography “Parting With Illusions” was on the New York Times best seller list for 12 weeks. Mr. Pozner carries three passports and he lives in Moscow, as well as in Paris.
Dita Rietuma — Dr.Art. Film theorist, film critic, graduated from Moscow Film institute (VGIK). More than twenty years worked as the editor and film critic for the leading Latvian newspaper Diena and its cultural supplements. D.Rietuma is the author and co-author of numerous books about the film history. Served at the juries of different international film festivals. She is the docent of Riga Stradins University Communication faculty and the director of the National Film centre of Latvia - a public institution under auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia with responsibility for the support for Latvian film industry.
Artemy Troitsky — Musical and political journalist, TV and radio presenter, writer and academic. Occasionally, he is also a scriptwriter, producer and a protagonist of documentary films. Currently lives in Tallinn, Estonia, hosts popular video blog and radio show, lectures at assorted universities in Europe and America.