Martijn Te Pas

IDFA, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Programmer of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the largest documentary festival in the world, held in the capital of the Netherlands since 1988, he is currently preparing the programming of the sections dedicated to Dutch production documentaries, medium-length films and special events. Also for IDFA, he leads research work and is responsible for maintaining its huge network of directors, producers, representatives, distributors and programmers. Previously, between 2007 and 2013, he was documentary advisor to the Dutch Media Fund, a public institution that financially supports the production of cultural programmes for radio and television.

Javier Porta

BAFICI, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Artistic director since 2016 of BAFICI (Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival), an event to which he had been linked since 2001 as programmer and coordinator of catalogs and books. Graduated in Social Communication Sciences, journalist, teacher and film critic, he directed the magazine El Amante / Cine and is curator of contents of, VOD platform for Argentina and Uruguay, since its creation in 2011. He is also co-author of several books on New Argentine Cinema and New Chilean Cinema and on the work of filmmakers such as Tsai Ming-liang, Abbas Kiarostami, Leonardo Favio, Pino Solanas and Lucrecia Martel.

Stephanie Fuchs

Autlook, Viena (Austria)

Head of international strategies and sales coordinator for festivals at Autlook Filmsales, one of today’s leading firms in the field of film and documentary series distribution, based in Vienay Los Angeles. After studying Computer Science and working as a project director at the prestigious digital art festival Ars Electronica, which takes place in the city of Linz, she joined Autlook Films in 2014, with which she recently worked on the distribution of films such as Of Fathers and Sons (awarded at Sundance and nominated for the Oscars), For Sama (awarded at Cannes) and the documentary about PJ Harvey A Dog Called Money.

Andrea Guzmán Urzúa

Cultural manager and filmmaker.

Co-directora artística de DOCUMENTAMADRID, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental en sus últimas tres ediciones (2017 –2019).De origen chileno, nació en Madrid y creció en Cuba. Estudió Ingeniería Informática en La Habana, Dirección de Fotografía en la EICTV de San Antonio de los Bañosy Distribución Audiovisual en la ECAM, Madrid.Trabaja profesionalmente en audiovisual desde 1993 en rodajes y en festivales de cine, hasta 2011. Ha sido coordinadoray programadora en DocumentaMadrid; FIDOCS (Santiago de Chile); Miradas-Doc (Tenerife);Festivalde Málagay otros.En 2007 fundaDOCMA,la Asociación de Documentalistas, que lidera hasta 2016, para promover y difundir elcine de no-ficción en España. Haprogramado cine documental en Filmoteca Española, Intermediae-Matadero, Casa de América, Cineteca Madrid… y colabora como asesora para fondos como el Consejo Cine delEcuador, Proimágenes Colombia o Canarias Cultura en Red

Nuria Araüna

Anthropologist and communicologist

Nuria Araüna is an anthropologist, communicator and lecturer in Audiovisual Communication at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona). Her research focuses on contemporary visual culture and popular music with a feminist perspective. She has been a researcher in projects on documentary and historical memory, and now does research on feminist documentary. She has also written about musical expressions in relation to the genre. Prior to university, she worked as a journalist and anthropologist, and in the communication and programming of cultural events.

Gustavo Sánchez

Journalist and filmmaker

Journalist and filmmaker who made his directorial debut with the documentary film I Hate New York, his first film, written, made and produced by himself during a decade, with the executive production of director J.A. Bayona and premiered with wide recognition in more than 30 film festivals around the world.

At the age of 7, Sánchez began his journalistic career on Radio Úbeda (Cadena Ser), hosting his own radio program, which earned him the recognition of being the youngest announcer in Spain. Since then he has interviewed hundreds of figures from the music, cinema and world of Spanish and international culture, for different media.

He studied Philology at the University of Granada and the University of Aberdeen, and holds a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Salamanca.

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