Stephen Rappaport is a director, playwright, actor, musician and pedagogue. He has written, performed and toured six one man performances internationally with critical acclaim. He also performs with The Stephen Rappaport Band. He has worked extensively in film and television (Beck, Star Trek Voyager, ER, NYPD Blue, etc.) Stephen has led his FINIDNG VOICE WORKSHOPS at Dramatiska Institutet, DOCH, Cullberg Ballet, Gothemborg Opera Ballet, Stockholm Dance Coalition, Stockholm Theater University (teaterhögskolan), The Swedish National Theater (RIKs), Konstfack, Unga Klara etc. For more information visit Stephens Rappaport’s website, http://stephenrappaport.com/stephenrappaport.com/Home.html
I’m a dramaturge and started working with Radio Drama in 1996. Since 2007 artistic director of Radio Drama for children and youth, presently acting artistic director of Radio Drama too.
I also teach at The Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. In cooperation with Media Development Office and Namibian Broadcasting Corporation I travelled 2013 to Windhoek in order to establish radio theatre activities for young people.
Originally a secondary school teacher. Graduated School of Journalism in Stockholm.
She worked for a short time at a newspaper and longer as a freelancer. Employed at Swedish
Radio 2000 with International Relations Department. She started working for Radio Drama six years later, mostly with administration but has produced two dramas and made features
and music programs.
Tiina Luoma (b.1959 in Ilmajoki, Finland) has been working for YLE- Finnish
Broadcasting Company since 1983 but as a
sound designer for Radio Drama section since 1988. She has made nearly two
hundred radiophonic works and also given lessons in Theatre Academy Helsinki
and Aalto University School of Arts and Creativity. Besides sound designing
she has also directed several radio plays.
Prior to joining EBU Christian Vogg worked with EBU German member WDR, where he was an editor, reporter and presenter, engaged mainly with radio but also with TV and as a correspondent in the Arab World. He then became senior advisor for the Director General, and was involved in developing the organisations digital startegy. Christian led the project to create the new online audio and video portal WDR Mediathek, including a videoportal for the young radio program 1LIVE. At his latest position at WDR, he coordinated the organisations meta-data related Projects.
At the EURORADIO unit of EBU he is in charge of the world's biggest Music Exchange and is also involved in strategic issues like digital radio and the future of raadio in general.
Ekkehard Skoruppa, born in 1956, studied German literature and philosophy in Cologne and Vienna. Freelance journalist for several newspapers, since
1988 editor at SWR, since 2003 head of the department for radio drama, documentary and literature at SWR/ARD in Baden-Baden/Germany.
Director, writer and producer with the Swedish Educational Broadcasting company, the Children and Youth dept. Latest work:
The Truth According to Gunnar & Molly (finalist in the New York Festival International Best Radio Awards 2014)
Creation Myths (finalist in Prix Europa 2013)
Indian Stories (finalist in Prix Europa 2012 and Ebeltoft, Prix Nordica 2013)
Shakespeare close-ups (short films for young Viewers)
akcg(anna kindgren&carina gunnars), 50% work group at Konsthall C and the radioformat centrifug radio populär. We have collaborated in various constellations for many years. Between 2000 – 2006 in the project love and devotion with artists Ingrid Eriksson and Karin Johnson. Since 2012 at Konsthall C. Our works touch upon different disciplines. However, the point of departure is that we are artists and nothing else. Our works often develop out of a specific situation or issue. We do not hurry this process.
Alison Hindell is Head of Audio Drama, UK for the BBC. She has directed over 250 radio plays, from international co-productions to soap opera, and has won many awards. She runs one of the biggest radio drama production departments in the world and is responsible for the creation of over 400 hours of drama, ranging from the iconic Archers to award-winning new writing and classics for many BBC radio networks. Alison worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company before joining the BBC and has directed theatre and worked as voice and casting director on several international animations.
I write and direct of necessity and pleasure. The language that feels most convenient is Swedish. I mourn the loss of Italian, my first tongue. It disappeared, like my early childhood. I remember nothing. Slovenian and Croatian, I wish I had better understanding of those beautiful languages. I am born in a refugee camp, in the outskirts of an ancient town in Puglia. In my dreams I often return to that place.
In 1986 I obtained diploma as a director at the Danish National School of Theatre. Occasionally I'm engaged as a dramatist and director by established and alternative companies.
Louise Lindfors is a publicist within the field of culture and human rights, currently she divides her time between the Swedish Radio, as Head of communication at the Department of Radio drama, and as President of the Fredrika Bremer Society. The Fredrika Bremer Society, founded in 1884, is an organization in Sweden working for human rights and gender equality.
Louise started started her career as an actor and singer and has worked for many years in publishing.
Since 2006, Director and Producer at the Radio Drama department at Swedish Radio. Holds the Chair at the EBU Radio Drama Group (up until the workshop 2014 when the group will be reformed). Educated at Stockholm University (Film and Literature), the Dramatic Institute (Radio), and the Royal Academy of Art in Stockholm (Art and New Media). Has produced the programs Filosofiska rummet, Flipper, Människor och tro and many radio documentaries, and in 2001, started the experimental radio art channel SR c, in which we explored new ways of presenting and perceiving radio, mainly on the web.
Gunilla G Bresky, journalist and director, living in Luleå, Sweden. Since many years she is working at Swedish Radio with documentaries and drama.
She has specialized in untold stories from the North, the East and the Second World War. She is also a prize winning documentary film maker.
She has been working for the Czech Radio since 1998, first as an editor and presenter, then as a spoken word producer (up to now). Her creative activity is mainly focused on programme for children. She prepares bedtime stories, sequel reading, radio drama etc. She also focuses on literature and radio drama for adults. She cooperated with the puppet theatre for children for 8 years (2006-2013).
Fatos Vladi (1971) was born in Albania. He holds an MA degree in Literature and Linguistics from Tirana University and a MA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Groningen. In the last 20 years, he has been working as a journalist and media producer for various media organizations in Europe. Vladi has won the Best TV Idea Prize (2007) and the Forgotten Stories Prize (2009). In 2006 he was nominated for Prix Italia. He was nominated for Prix Europa (2012) for Innovation and in 2013 he was shortlisted for Prix Europa in the category Radio Music.