Kaltrina Krasniqi is an award-winning Kosovo-based film director and researcher working in film, television, and the digital humanities since early 2000. She is a founding member of the Kosovo Oral History Initiative – a digital archive, where personal histories of people from various paths of life are recorded and published, and a co-founder of Dit’ e Nat’, a non-formal setting for the promotion of film, literature, and music. She graduated in Film Directing at the University of Prishtina in 2004, and in 2011 completed her MA at Kosovo’s Institute for Journalism and Communication. In 2015 she continued her professional development at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a focus on Film Producing. Her last film Sarabande (2018) premiered at ZagrebDox, was awarded as Best Documentary in the Cinalfama Film Festival, and was a nominee in the short documentary competition at the Camerimage Festival 2018. Vera Dreams of the Sea, her first feature, premiered at the Venice Film Festival.