Vlad Ilicevici is the managing director of Animest IAFF and the founder of the Animation Worksheep, an eductional platform connected to the festival.
Worksheep is definitely his most accomplishing project so far. Among the 90 former worksheepers, more than 60 work now as animators or in animation related areas. With the help of trainers, partners and collaborators of the Animation Worksheep and also with the help of worksheepers themselves, Vlad is trying to create a solid animation community in Romania.
He is also a screenwriter, director & producer for his small animation studio, based in Bucharest. Last but not least, he is currently writing and shouting some Rock'n'Roll demented fairy tales with his progressive post traumatic blues quartet, Orkid.