Originally from Poland, Alicja Hoppel graduated from the National Ballet School in Poznan and went on to earn a Bachelor Diploma in Movement Studies at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds (UK). Since 2012, Hoppel has been based in Germany, where she won a full-time directing course at the Met Film School Berlin. She is a founder of Unemployment Productions and since 2015 has been a member of the Berlin Film Collective. Hoppel freelances as a filmmaker and photographer documenting live performance and editing promotional materials, and has directed several short dance films that have screened at international festivals across Europe. She regularly collaborates with Berlin-based Company HAA and has documented projects by the performance/activist group Anonyme Anwohnende, among others. Most recently Hoppel joined the editing team for B12 Festival 2020. She has been collaborating with MeenMoves since 2015. See more about her work at alicja-hoppel.com