Bogdan George Apetri is a Romanian filmmaker born in 1976 in Piatra Neamt. In 2010, he directed Periferic (Outbound). The film screened and won awards at prestigious festivals (Locarno, Toronto, Warsaw, Rotterdam, New Directors/New Films, Thessaloniki, Viennale). In 2019, he directed Neidentificat (Unidentified), which won the Special Jury Prize at the Warsaw International Film Festival. Miracol (Miracle) is his third feature film. As a producer working in the USA, Bogdan has produced many films that have won awards at the Sundance Film Festival, were selected for Cannes and other major festivals, and were distributed around the world. He teaches directing at Columbia University in New York.