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Festival internazionale Segni della Notte - Urbino
International Festival Signs of the Night - Urbino

8° Festival internazionale Segni della Notte - Urbino - Aprile 10-14, 2024

22th International Festival Signs of the Night - Italy


Mina Zarkovic-Mihaylova Serbia / Great Britain

Mina Zarkovic-Mihaylova was born in Vojvodina, Serbia. She graduated from the Faculty of Technical Sciences, Department of Architecture, Novi Sad, in 2014. After two years, she upgraded her education and got a Master's degree in combined departments: stage architecture, contemporary theories and technologies in architecture, software engineering, and information technology.

Her first author's short movie was shown on The Night of the Museum in her hometown of Novi Sad in 2015. The same year, she received a scholarship from the Russian Federation and continued her education at the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (Ph.D. degree).

Mina Zarkovic is CEO of the international agency KINOIST, which is based in three different countries: Belgrade/Serbia, Moscow/Russia, and recently London/UK. She built relationships internationally, bringing together many producers, casting directors, and directors from more than 10 different countries to collaborate on different projects.he University Press

Vitezslav Chovanec Czech Republic


Graduating from Film and Audio-visual Culture Studies at Masaryk University in Brno, Vitezslav has worked for Czech Television and several film festivals, including Cinema Mundi, Karlovy Vary IFF, Ji.hlava IDFF, and Mezipatra IQFF.

As a journalist, Vít?zslav has contributed to various Czech outlets, including 25fps and Film a doba, and he continues to write for the magazine Cinepur.

He also serves as an advisor to the programming team of the One World Human Rights Film Festival in Prague.

In September 2017, he joined the team of the Czech Film Center, a division of the Czech Film Fund, where he is responsible for promoting Czech documentaries and short films abroad.

In 2023, Vitezslav launched Mad Reels, a festival distribution initiative for short films and feature documentaries.

Ahmet Tas Germany


Ahmet Tas is a Berlin - based film director. He achieved initial success with the so - called documusical “Apple & Egg” (2007), which screened at over 160 international film festivals and was praised as “a stylistic experiment as well as a declaration of love to the vibrant immigrant culture.” Hereafter Ta? directed “Brot” (2011) starring Angela Winkler and Bruno Ganz based on the story by Wolfgang Borchert. Both works received multiple national and international awards.

In the following years Tas continued to work on full-length features. In addition he shoots a documentary, a long-term study of street musicians. A particular focus of his work lies in uncovering and illuminating structural racism and systematic injustice. His most elaborate feature film project “Real Fight” is currently being completed.

Besides his engagements as a producer, screenwriter, and director, over the decades Tas has been providing professional support to actors on their way to the most authentic performances.