Rebecca Baron is a filmmaker, curator and professor based in Los Angeles. She is best known for her essay films. She is co-curator of @SEA, a multi-disciplinary program at the Poetic Research Bureau in LA. Her award-winning works have been screened extensively including the Whitney Biennial, Documenta, Rotterdam, London, Toronto, Oberhausen, Ann Arbor and New York film festivals. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe School of Advanced Study. Since 2000 she has been on the faculty of the Program in Film and Video at CalArts.
He was the programmer of the Gijón Film Festival between 1997 and 2009. In 2010, he moved to Buenos Aires to join the BAFICI team, where he has formed part of the programming team until 2017. In Buenos Aires, he also progranmes the cartoon festival, EXPOTOONS, as well as being responsible for the Espanoramas event, organised by the CCEBA along with the ICAA. Since 2012, he has been the film programmer at the Niemeyer Centre and has been a member of the jury at festivals such as San Sebastian, Valdivia, Curtocircuito or the Transcinema in Lima. He has been the artistic director of the Ourense International Film Festival / OUFF in 2016 and 2017.
Paolo Moretti worked for several film festivals and film institutions in Europe, including the Pompidou Center, Filmoteca Española, Cinemateca Portuguesa and Cinéma du Réel. From 2008 to 2011, he was the director's assistant and program advisor at the Venice Film Festival. In 2012 and 2013 program advisor for the Rome Film Festival (CinemaXXI). Since 2012 Selection Committee member of FIDMarseille and Selection Committee member, then program advisor, for Visions du Réel (Nyon). He is the associate producer of the American independent feature "L for Leisure" by Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn. Since 2014 he is the director of the La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival and of the Concorde art house film theater.
Nicolás Pereda has directed 12 films. He usually works with the theatre company Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol as well as with actress Teresa Sánchez. He has shown his work in film festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno, Rotterdam and Toronto; in museums such as MoMA, Guggenheim, Reina Sofía and City of Paris Museum of Modern Art. More than 25 retrospectives of his work have been shown in different festivals, film libraries and film archives.
Programmer at the Cinémathèque royale de Belgique (CINEMATEK) in Brussels, Céline Brouwez worked in the audiovisual and exhibitions departments at Madrid’s Museo Reina Sofia for 7 years, while also collaborating as freelance programmer for La Casa Encendida and CA2M. On her return to Brussels in 2015, she worked in an arthouse cinema for 2 years before joining the CINEMATEK, which has one of the three largest collections in the world. She focuses on creating a specific line of programming in which contemporary art, the work of up-and-coming international directors who do not have high profiles or distribution networks in Belgium, joins forces with other aesthetic, political and also marginal narratives, something she often does in dialogue with the archives.