Adam Miklos: Director/Editor
Adam is finishing his MA Film Studies in 2012 from the University of St Andrews, UK. He started to make films at the age of sixteen. He has volunteered as an assistant cameraman at the BUSHO Short Film Festival and at the Student Short Film Festival in Budapest. To date, he has participated in various film festivals in Hungary, Romania and Scotland. His short film, the “Stranger’s Hand” was nominated for the best film award at the Half Cut Film Festival in St Andrews. Adam is the director and editor of the feature-length documentary film Daughters of Dolma that studies the themes of modernity, gender and spirituality as embodied by Tibetan Buddhist nuns (www.daughtersofdolma.com) He founded and was the President of a student-run filmmaking group that is integrated with the University’s Film Department - the St Andrews Film Collective. He is currently setting up a film production company with Adrian Szaki and other external partners.
Adrian Szaki: Producer
Adrian acquired as a BA and graduated as a Lieutenant from the Police Academy of Budapest, Hungary in 2009. He then worked as a Customs Officer for 2 years in the Budapest Police Headquarters. After undertaking a month-long pilgrimage to El Camino, Spain, he has organised an exhibition of his photographs in partnership with a hotel since June 2011. This life-changing experience made him concentrate on cultural and artistic pursuits whilst retaining a managerial role. He started managing a Blues band and organised all the publicity for them, including several newspaper advertisements and a live radio concert. At the same time, he worked for a German car company, Veritas, as a project coordinator. His task included company efficiency development and the production of educational film materials which he wrote and directed. He is currently setting up a film production company with Adam Miklos and other external partners.
Alexander Co: Producer
Alex first encounter with the Tibetan culture was in March 2009 in Nepal where he volunteered as an English teacher to the monks of the International Buddhist Academy (IBA). Following that, he co-edited and published a book entitled Essays by the Candlelight, sharing to the wider world the life stories of his students. His second visit was in June 2011 in two Tibetan Buddhist Nunneries as project leader of the documentary film Daughters of Dolma. The project has been funded by several foundations. He is studying for a MA Anthropology and Psychology in the University of St Andrews, UK.