Team

Director, Writer Producer Sami Mustafa
Camera SamI, Faton and Denis Mustafa · Janis Mazuch
Sound  Filipp Forberg Editors  Carina Mergens · Nicole Kortlüke
Colour Correction Mathias Lilie Sound Design and Mix Tom Blankenberg
Production Manager  Sami Mustafa · Florian-Malte Fimpel
Co-Producers Germany Erik Winker · Martin Roelly · Andreas Brauer
Co-Producers Kosovo Antoneta Kastrati · Casey Cooper Johnson
Producers  Sami Mustafa · Charlotte Bohl-Mustafa

Sami Mustafa a.k.a Papa G
Director, Producer, Writer

Sami Mustafa is award wining independent documentary director, producer and writer.

(read more about the director at the Director page)

Charlotte Bohl a.k.a Mama G
Producer/Advisor

After receiving a Bachelor in Economics, and a Bachelor in Cultural Policy and History of Art, Charlotte completed a Masters in Politics and European Cultural Projects in the European Studies Institute of Paris 8 University in 2009. She moved to Kosovo the same year and worked for the next 3 years on different cultural projects development. She implemented a European Youth Film Festival in Gjilan/Gnijlane during the summers 2009, and 2011 and has worked as Production Assistant for  documentary films. She was also working for the Roma program for the national television of Kosovo (RTK) and organizing artistic projects with Roma youth in Europe, such as Youth Roma artistic exchange. (RomArt, july 2010, Art in Action, august 2011).
She was Rolling Film Festival‘s coordinator for its second edition in 2011.
Back in France, she worked for Council of Europe (ROMED program) with the Roma team and coordinated the launch of Dosta! Campaign in Kosovo. In january 2012, she joined the team of Banlieues d’Europe European Cultural Network based in Lyon (France) as project developer.

Faton Mustafa a.k.a Big Bro
2nd Camera Operator

Faton is a Roma youth and social worker, a filmmaker and a journalist. Actively involve in various grass routes NGO such as Romawood (Rolling Film Festival and a great number of film workshop with Roma youth), Gaia SCI Kosovo, RomaRoads and Balkan Sunflowers, RADC; he has participated to many social and education projects as well as initiative for the empowerment of Roma communities and especially Youth in Kosovo and promoting voluntarism. From 2009 to 2011 he started working for Kosovo’s National TV (RTK)’s Roma programme “Yekhipe” to do TV Report’s, broadcast in for National Television in Kosovo (RTK) as cameraman and journalist and made more 35 TV reports on very diverse topics related to Roma Human Rights around Kosovo.

In 2014, he works as videographer for the film LIVES, The film looks at among other factors the effects of poverty, environment, and access to health care in Kosovo. Shown in New York Festival Film week and won the best film award at Albanian Film Week in Pristina.

Erik Winkler
Co-Producer

Studies in Communication, Film, Education and TV Production in Münster, Berlin and Manchester/UK. Postgraduate studies in film directing at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. 2003 – 2007 fully employed producer for LICHTBLICK Film Cologne. 2008 foundation of HUPE Film together with Andreas Brauer and Martin Roelly. Teaching assignments at the University Salzburg, the University Of Applied Sciences Salzburg and MHMK Cologne. Board member of Filmbüro NW (filmmaker ́s association) and member of EDN. Various national and international documentary productions for WDR, ZDF, ARTE, SF, YLE, TVE, BBC beyond others.

Casey Cooper Jonhson
Co-Producer

Creative and resourceful film director, TV producer, shooter and video editor. Strong academic base, excellent writing skills, and extensive experience in journalism. Able to cover all aspects of production. Global perspective from extensive time living abroad. Graduated with MFA in Directing from AFI.

 Antoneta Kastrati Jonhson
Co-Producer

Award-Winning Documentary & Narrative Director and Producer. Skilled in all phases of Production, from Concept and Script, Fundraising and Producing, to Interviewing, Shooting and Video Editing. ! Holds MA in Journalism and Communications.  Studied Film Directing at the American Film Institute.

Editors
Nicole Kartlüke and Carina Mergens

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