Olga Yurkova is a journalist and cofounder pf StopFake, an independent Ukrainian organization that trains an international cohort of fact-checkers in an effort to curb propaganda and disinformation in the media. She teaches different audiences how propaganda works and how to identify fake news, consulting a range of organizations and public structures.
She has 15 years in journalism. Yurkova has been working as a media trainer since 2012. For fighting propaganda, she was included in the list of New Europe 100 and was named a TED Fellow in 2018. Her TED Talk was watched more than 1 million times.
Former photojournalist and web-documentary maker, now product manager specializing in editorial innovation, Gerald studies the impact of synthetic media (deepfakes) on the making of digital visual culture.
After 10 years of regular interventions with different journalism schools (EMI, CFJ/CFPJ, INA, Sciences Po Grenoble), Gerald Holubowicz teaches at the School of Journalism and the Media Center of Sciences Po Paris.
Independent media trainer and lecturer. Author of several textbooks on digital news journalism.
Formerly: product manager at The Bell.
Dmitriy Kornilov, CEO and co-founder of the studio for creating Instagram filters for business FFFACE.me.
Being a specialist in the development of innovative digital products, he has behind him the launch of two successful Ukrainian startups - Publicfast.com and FFFACE.me. In the past- a digital strategist, he worked with Johnson&Johnson, BAT, InBev, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, Global Spirits, Poker Stars, etc. Dmitriy has worked out in practice how to benefit from new technologies for business.
Dmitriy and Egor Kumachev's FFFACE company has successfully implemented over 200 Instagram filters, incl. for Monobank, Visa, Kyivstar, Pepsi, Danone, Intertop, 1+1 media, Silpo, Toyota, Depositphotos, Parimatch, Luxoptika, 1+1, Garik Korogodsky, Vladimir Dantes, music band Kazka etc. The total coverage of the developed filters exceeded 300 million, and the number of created content with filters exceeded 50 million.
Egor Kumachev, SEO and co-founder of the studio for creating Instagram filters for business FFFACE.me.
More than 10 years in computer graphics, visual effects and motion design, creator of several dozens of virus masks. Took part in projects for Volvo, BMW, Logitech, Lego, as well as in VR-project for the music band Black Eyed Peas.
As part of FFFACE, he developed filters for such brands as Pepsi, Monobank, Parimatch, Visa, Danone, L'Oreal, Beeline, Toyota and more than 50 other brands. He developed his own course on Instagram effects for Basic and Hard levels and trained over 100 creators.
Lecturer and Project Editor in Data Journalism, Kyrgyzstan.
Director of the AUCA program "Journalism and Mass Communication", co-founder of the public foundation “School of Data” in Kyrgyzstan and mentor on data journalism Internews Kyrgyzstan.
Anton Utkin - screenwriter, film director.
He is engaged in interactive cinema and VR at the Lateral Summer studio, teaches new media at Vyshka, the School of Advanced Studies of Tyumen State University and the Wordshop Academy.
Author of “White Mirror”, the first interactive storytelling textbook in Russia.
Twice finalist of "Kinotavr", graduate of the Venice Biennale College in the VR category in 2018.
Samson Bezmyatezhny is a media-trainer, Director of "Genesis Youtube Kazakhstan and Central Asia", producer. "Genesis" is an Official Certified Youtube partner in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, part of NurKZ IT Company.
• promotion of YouTube channels in Central Asia
• development of the Kazakh blogosphere on the yvision.kz
• digital management of Internet projects of "Seven Channel"
• creator of the first mobile app with a "second screen" technology for the game show "BOOM"
• сo-organizer of the only YouTube Festival in Kazakhstan "VideoBaiga"