Petar Jovović

Petar has dipped his toes in most areas of CGI ever since he got his first gig as a 3D artist in the early 2000s. For the past 15 years, he has been leading Crater up the steep hills of success, breezing through milestones with his sights already set on the one ahead. Endlessly ambitious, he is one of the few industry pioneers in the region and, as of 2017, a full-fledged VES member.

Bogdan Amidžić

Bogdan has vast experience in VFX production in multiple roles. Always driven by the thrill of new challenges, he combines his love for scripting and concept art to provide new creative solutions. He first entered the industry as a Compositing Artist, yet slowly made a turn to 3D VFX in Houdini. Besides leading his fellow artists at Crater, he also acts as a lecturer at the studio’s training center.

Nicky Gogan

Nicky has had a highly prolific career in the creative industries and cultural innovation over the past 20 years. In 1999, she founded the Darklight festival, and in 2008, she established Still Films, where she has produced award-winning documentaries and artist films. At Piranha Bar, she combines her ongoing passion for storytelling and innovation across a slate of animation and hybrid series.

Vasili Braga

Game dev evangelist with over 15 years of diverse academic and software development experience. Doctorant, lecturer, and courses creator at the Technical University of Moldova and an Executive Director of the Creative Industries Association, COR. He founded Game Factory, the first game dev conference in Moldova and also officiates the Unreal Engine Community in the country.

Linda Lee

Linda is a 0-1 Entrepreneur and a Technology Innovator that created over $1.5B in value with an M.O. to “Make It Happen and Make a Difference.”

Linda transformed digital advertising with industry-first Machine Learned Behavioral Targeting at Yahoo! She also pioneered Rewarded Play for mobile games at PLAYSTUDIOS and catapulted Zynga’s earnings through the roof. She founded and created an on-chain turnkey “play-to-earn” solution for Web 2 games. After WonderBlocks was acquired by PLAYSTUDIOS, Linda became the EVP of playBLOCKS, a division focused on blockchain initiatives.

Lidia Scarlat

Lidia is a Creative Production Expert with a primary focus on the International Marketplace. Her mission to capture a value-based position for talent and creative needs worldwide has expanded partnerships with top US studios working with Moldova-based talent to compete at any scale

Ilija Brunck

Ilija is a partner and CEO at leading German Animation Studio Woodblock. The studio is changing the paradigm for digital content creation towards a more sustainable, human-friendly craft.

Victor Perez

Victor Perez is a film director, screenwriter and visual effects guru with more than 24 years of combined experience. He has worked on numerous Hollywood films, including Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, 127 Hours, plus many more.