Barney Oldfield has a long history serving the entertainment community on both US coasts. Barney grew up in New York City in a family long associated with the film business, his grandfather was the founder of an early Hollywood studio and his uncle a partner at another. He worked for Forbes Magazine. A graduate of NYU School of Film and Harvard, Mr. Oldfield serves as founder of the Harvard Film Group, is the general manager of famous motion picture company Angelika Corporation (since 1997). As a resource for the filmmaking community he began NewFilmmakers, which weekly screens new independent films in New York and in Los Angeles, and the Harvard Film Group, which has over 1000 alumni members nationally. He is a longstanding and current chairman of the Board for New York City’s center for independent film and film preservation – Anthology Film Achieves.
Thanks to Elena Ulanovski — the festival coordinator working with jury and helping them. She is a film producer, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. Born in Ukraine, USSR, she lived in Israel and now – in the US. Her documentary films “Russian is a Hard Language”, “From Russia with Math”, “New Zion Protocols” were screened at the international film festivals in the US, Israel, and Russia. Her plays were staged in the US and Israel. She is a co-founder of producers’ company Weekend Movie Productions, LLC. She is a member of the Organizing Committee of the RUSDOCFILMFEST-3W.