Matthieu Schmit - Visual FX & Animation course leader
Matthieu Schmit is a creative producer and storyteller. With a background in screenwriting and directing, he combines his creative work with his passion for travel, adventure and human challenges. His expertise in post-production and visual effects led him to collaborate with some of the greatest artists and directors of our time: Wim Wenders, Tadao Ando, David Lynch, Sebastião Salgado, Bruno Dumond; and on various international productions, with Marvel studios, HBO, Canal + and Warner entertainment to name a few.
In 2016, he created the collective GhostRaum, where he uses his experience and creative partnerships to materialize visual concepts and images, always with an approach to technology as a means for telling stories.
Jon-Carlos Evans is a Berlin based filmmaker, audiovisual artist and writer native to St.Louis, Missouri USA. He holds a B.A. in Film Production from Webster University-St.Louis and a MFA in Media Arts Production from the City College of New York. Active since 2005, he has worked in the television and film industry for such clients as NBC Universal, Animal Planet, ABC, CBS, et al. Under his musical alias Klaas von Karlos, Evans is also is the founder of experimental-electronic music collective ReVerse Bullets and creative director of the GLITCH performance series/music label. As Klaas von Karlos, he is also a member of music projects BIINDS, Naked Sweatshop, and Divan Rouge. He is a recipient of the Eastman Kodak Student Grant (2006), the Aloha Accolade Award (2010), Honolulu International Festival), and the Silver Palm Award (2010, Mexico International Film Festival). His recently completed film, "All Tomorrow's Children," continues to play in festivals after winning the Bronze Remi Award at Worldfest Houston and Best Narrative Film at the 2018 CUNY Film Festival. He currently contributes as a Staff Writer for the media websiteBlack Nerd Problems.
Daniel Dietz is an interdisciplinary German artist with American roots. His background encompasses a wide variety of activity. Within music, he has been involved in the performance arts, acting and singer songwriting. Within film and visual media he has experience in projection mapping, 360° photography, editing, directing, shooting and producing. Most recently Daniel is involved in projects which define editing techniques that meet the needs of an evolving audience in progressive formats such as Social Media Content. He joined dBs Berlin Film in 2018 and teaches on the Film Production course.