Mikael Thiery is an award nominated web series producer and director with his comedy sketches “Ash Airways”. Originally from France, he is based in Dublin for many years.
He is the founder of the Dublin Web Fest, the first Irish celebration of online storytelling. His short film “Joe Drummer” was selected for the Chicago Irish Film Festival in 2011 and for the Dingle Film Festival 2011 (Ireland).
He moved then towards the web series format. He has directed the first comedic sketches titled “Ash Airways” which were selected for the LA Web Fest. During the Dublin Web Fest Mikael has been moderating some masterclasses (evolution of the film industry and Comedy through web series) with comedians, filmmakers and producers.
As he has the entrepreneurial spirit he decided to move forward with the creation of Twisted Mirror Films LTD with Erol Mustafov.
Twisted Mirror Films is an indie production company focused on original concept and creative series. In addition he set up with his business partner the indie VOD (Twisted Mirror TV) and is currently developing the VOD business model strategy.
Director, Cinematographer and Storyteller, originally from Bulgaria, he moved to UK to pursue his passion for filmmaking with roles as a cinematographer in numerous film and commercial projects. These ranged from nominated short films and web series such as “Joe Drummer”, “Insida” and “Ash Airways”.
2008 also saw Erol completing his MSc in Multimedia, awarded by Dublin City University, Ireland.
Since 2009 he has been working on commercial projects, including “Aviva Stadium: a day behind the scenes”, which is being screened now as part of their stadium tours in Dublin. That year Erol set up his own video business and then expanded into business venture - Twisted Mirror Films Ltd. in London, where he is a Co-Director. The company now runs also the annual London Short Series Festival.
Multilingual Content Writer and Community Manager (French, English, Italian, German), originally from France, she moved to Ireland in 2004 to pursue her passion for Marketing and Event Management. She has been living in Dublin since then.
She started her Irish journey by working for several years as a Customer Representative for the UK and French Market.
In 2010, she organised two fundraising gigs. She has been blogging about this topic to this date as well as managing and engaging with Social Media communities.
In 2013, she completed a diploma in Digital Marketing awarded by Digital Marketing Institute, Ireland and in 2012 she obtained her Bachelor (Hons) in Marketing and Event Management awarded by Dublin Business School, Ireland.
She organised in 2017 offline marketing networking events with marketing expert speakers at Bank of Ireland Grand Canal Square, Dublin to meet the start-up and marketing communities.
Hasan Hasanov has over five years of graphic and print design experience, having worked in also numerous photography and film projects.
His work has been mainly focused on graphic design for print, film and web. Currently he is based in London, UK as a freelancer.
Roon Sharma is a London based filmmaker and has worked on documentaries such as “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman”, “Ross Kemp on Gangs” and “The MTV Bedroom Diaries”.
He’s produced shorts for “The London Film School” and recently directed his own short, “You”. Roon is a prolific editor and story teller, recently employed by Fuller’s and taking the award for “Best Content” for his short, “Ones to Watch” - amongst 180 other companies.
Roon is the newest member to the London Short Series Festival team and will be sitting on the Judges panel for Best Screenplay category.