Dominic Schmid (born 1983 in Solothurn, Switzerland) graduated in Film and Japanese Studies from Universities Zurich and Berlin. Additional studies in Philosophy, Political Science and English literature. Freelance film, literature and music critic for various Swiss online and print outlets: WOZ–Die Wochenzeitung, filmexplorer.ch, NZZ, SDA/Keystone, Filmbulletin, and others. He lives in Biel, Switzerland and co-manages one of the last surviving Swiss video rental stores in Zurich and works as a programmer for the largest Swiss Ciné-club. He is a member of Swiss Association of Film Journalists and was part of the FICC-Jury at the Berlinale 2004.
Mike Naafs is a member of the Dutch Film Critic Association. He wrote reviews and columns for the biggest Dutch film journal De Filmkrant and currently is freelancing. He resides in Amsterdam where he works as a chef in a psychiatric hospital.