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ART BY CHANCE is the brand new “Ultra Short Film Festival” that will be aired in May 2009 all around the world. Films will meet with us unexpectedly in 11 countries; US, Canada, Qatar, France, India, Turkey, Netherlands, Germany and 59 cities.

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Beckmann Wells studied cinema and animation at the University of
Southern California. After the graduation she worked at Philips Media
and Warner Digital as an animator. For many years she’s been working as
a manager in companies like Film Roman and DreamWorks as Head of
Training and Development and as chair of a new department at the
Savannah College of Art and Design. She is the author of three
Animation textbooks on Maya for Modelling and Animation. Currently
Patricia is responsible for all global school and outreach relations
for the Walt Disney Animation Studios and also travelling the world to
visit film festivals and schools in search of the best artistic talents.

traveling the globe for many years, Kees Brienen started studying
filmmaking at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. At the same time he
started organizing film-events focussing on new developments in the
language of moving images. After his graduation he continued organizing
film-festivals and film-events for many different organizations but
mainly at poptempel Paradiso in Amsterdam, where he has also been
responsible for programs related to the visual arts, electronic music
and new media for 6 years. For a number of years he has been selecting
films for the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam and he
has been working as a program curator for the International Film
Festival Rotterdam for 3 years. Currently he is working as an amateur
but passionate filmmaker on his first feature film...

trained as a classical musician Amyra Bunyard has always had a passion
for performing and visual arts. She attended the Central School of
Speech and Drama, before going back to Cornwall to gain a broadcasting
degree at Falmouth College of Art and Design. 10 years of working
extensively in film and television, having made pop promos,
documentaries, dramas and commercials for the likes of Disney and HSI
London. In 2007 she set up her own company with her musician partner,
creating their first commercial project for celebrated fashion designer
Aitor Throup & Showstudio, complete with an original soundtrack
recorded at Abbey Road Studios. Amyra is currently working as a
producer for a leading digital out of home network, while producing her
first feature.

Ümit Ünal is a film director,
screenwriter and author. Born in 1965 in Turkey and graduated from 9
Eylul University, TV-Cinema Department in 1985. He is the scriptwriter
for eight Turkish feature films including Teyzem (My Aunt) (1986),
Hayallerim, Askim ve Sen (My Dreams, My Love and You) (1987), Berlin in
Berlin (1993). He has published one book of stories and two novels. He
has been working as a TV commercials director since 1996. His first
feature film as a director is 9 (2002) which won many awards in various
film festivals and was the Official Turkish Entry for the 2003 Academy
Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He wrote Anlat İstanbul and
directed with other 4 director in 2004. Recently he wrote and directed
Ara in 2007 and Gölgesizler in 2008.


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