About Ultra Dogme

Ultra Dogme is a Berlin-based film + music blog focused on sharing impressions + thoughts on art + culture.

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Editor-in-Chief Maximilien Luc Proctor (+MLP+) is a French-American filmmaker, critic and curator with a special interest in the avant-garde. He is a contributing editor for Photogénie, the founder and editor in chief of Ultra Dogme, and junior curator and social media manager for Fracto Experimental Film Encounter.

Contributing Editor Martin Bremer was born and raised in Brazil. He has studied and lived in Germany (Heidelberg University), the U.S.A. (University of Connecticut), and England (Oxford University). He is currently studying game design in Berlin.

Contributing Writers

Arta Barzanji is a full-time cinephile and occasional filmmaker, critic, researcher, and translator based in Los Angeles. His current research focuses on the cinema of the Iranian filmmaker, Sohrab Shahid Saless. His translations include texts on Straub-Huillet to Farsi, and his writing consists of pieces on Shanghai Express and Satantango, as well as forthcoming pieces on Pedro Costa and Barabra Loden’s Wanda. Arta’s own films explore the relationship between the viewer and the screen while engaging with the works of filmmakers such as Stan Brakhage and Malcolm Le Grice.

Tobias Burms is a communications and law graduate whose admiration for auteur cinema is balanced by an addiction to trash, pulp and Hollywood genre movies.

Souky De Wolf holds an MA in Film and Theatre Studies and is currently working toward an MA in Culture Management and Film Studies at the University of Antwerp. She is a contributing writer for Photogénie, and a participant in their Young Critics Workshop 2018. [Twitter]

Ejla Kovačević is a Croatian film critic, currently residing in Paris where she’s interning at filmmakers’ cooperative Light Cone. She’s been a long-time collaborator of International Experimental Film and Video Festival – 25 FPS and an active member of film labs community  dedicated to the promotion and preservation of analog film practices. As a member of Zagreb-based filmlab Klubvizija she organized numerous workshops and projections, continuously sharing her passion for photochemical experiments that never cease to surprise her. 

Madeleine Larrosa is an engaged feminist who believes in the power of arts as activism in an effort to change culture. She is nearing the completion of her PhD in neuroscience.

Ruairí McCann is a graduate of English Literature with Film Studies (BA) from University College Dublin and Fim Studies (MA) from Queen’s University Belfast. He sits on the board of the Silgo Film Society and has written for Photogénie, Electric Ghost Magazine and Little White Lies.[Twitter]

Yoana Pavlova is a Bulgarian writer, researcher, and programmer, currently based in Paris. Founding editor of Festivalists.com, with bylines for various outlets in English and French, as well as with contributions to books on the New East, French cinephilia, cinema 2.0, at this point her field of work includes also immersive media and analogue methods in art/film criticism. [Twitter]

Tijana Perović is balancing between obtaining a PhD in Vascular biology, strengthening her yoga practice and cultivating her emotional agility through cinema. 

Patrick Preziosi is a graduate of Literature (BA) from the State University of New York at Purchase. Based in Brooklyn, NY, Patrick began pursuing film criticism after a foray into music criticism. Patrick has written on film for Little White Lies, Metrograph Edition, Photogénie, The Purchase Phoenix and the Irish Film Critic. [Twitter]

Kelsie Renehan is a Masters candidate at Freie Universität Berlin, a current editor of the FU Review, the host and creator of the podcast FU Out Loud, and a University of Maryland alumn. She’s built houses, books, journals, and friendships across Maryland, Philadelphia, New Orleans, and Berlin. You can find more of her work in the Free State Review, The Wild Word, The FU Review, and scattered across the internet. [Twitter]

Felix Rodriguez is an Oklahoma musician and concert booker that spends more time thinking about music than not. [Twitter]

Noah Rosenberg is an artist working primarily with film and painting. His work has been shown in many venues including the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, The Basement Gallery, Varsity Theater, and Wolf Kino, Berlin. He holds a BA in Studio Art, BA in Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity, and minor in Philosophy, from the University of California, Davis. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles. [Twitter]

Michael Sicinski is a writer and teacher based in Houston, Texas.

Žarko Urošević is an aspiring pole dancer and biomedical sciences lab rat, who dreams of being a big spoon one day. They spend most of their days explaining differences between sex and gender to other people, and contemplating moving to Venus.

Banner photos:
Film Fest Gent Photo Credit: © Bibí Euse
‘Bolex’ Photo Credit : © Michael Raiden
Everything else: © MLP + Tijana Perović

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