Alena Koroleva graduated from the St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television(MA). She has made 5 short documentary films, which have been shown at various film festivals. Main focus of her sound art practice is on field recording. Her ongoing project Invisible Cities researches urban soundscapes. Since 2012 - member of selection committee and program curator at Message to Man IFF (Saint Petersburg, Russia), co-founder and co-curator of Kinodot EFF.
Mikhail Zheleznikov was born in Leningrad in 1972. Made films for ARTE and YLE, Corona Films, and St. Petersburg Documentary Film Studio. Participant and jury member of various international film festivals. Since 2011 curates experimental short film competition In Silico at Message To Man film festival, where he is also a member of the selection committee. In 2012 co-organized experimental film festival Kinodot. Since 2015 is teaching at St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture, since 2016 - in St. Petersburg New Cinema School.