Guto Parente, 33 years old, has made seven short and 6 features films – “Estrada para Ythaca” (2010), “Os Monstros”(2011), “No Lugar Errado” (2011), “Doce Amianto” (2013), “A Misteriosa Morte de Pérola” (2014) and “O Estranho Caso de Ezequiel” (2016). His films were screened in festivals such as Locarno, Rotterdam, Viennale, AFI, FidMarseille, among others. Today is finishing his 7th and 8th feature films – “O Clube dos Canibais” and “Inferninho”. He is partner of the production company Tardo Filmes.
María José Santacreu
María José Santacreu (Montevideo, 1967). Is the director of Cinemateca Uruguaya and the International Film Festival of Uruguay. She is the Editor for Arts and Culture of Semanario Brecha.
Philippe Gajan is the programming director of Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal. He has been part of the festival since 1999. He is also film critic and director of the magazine 24 images.
Gratuated for Fluminense Federal University. Has a Mester Degree in Preservation and Presentation of Moving Image for Amsterdam University, and for that project, worked on the files of Portuguese and French Cinematheques. Today is part of the cinema programming team for Moreira Salles Institute and is responsable for editing the DVDs released by the institution.
Luís Fernando Moura
Curator, programmer and researcher of films. Programmer coordinator for Recife’s Janela Interacional de Cinema. Journalist, with essays published in papers as Diário de Pernambuco, São Paulo’s Jornal do Comércio, and magazines such as Continente, Tercer Gilm e La Fuga. Master and Ph. D. in progress in Social Communication by Minas Gerais Federal University, where he develops a research that put togetter cinema theories, philosophy and studies about animality.
Director of Desistfilm. A Peruvian film critic with an academic background in social communication and Cultural Studies. She has published differentarticles and essays about cinema in various online and printed magazines.
New Views / Views from Brazil Award
Lili Hinstin was born in 1977. She founded the production company Les Films du Saut du Tigre in 2001. From 2005 to 2009, she was in charge of the movie theater of the French Academy in Rome Villa Médicis. Programmer for different structures, she was artistic director deputy for Cinéma du réel international Festival at Centre Pompidou from 2010 to 2013. She is the artistic director of Entrevues Belfort International Festival since 2013.
Programmer for the Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata (Argentina). Programmer for the ANTOFADOCS (Chile). Collaborator of the magazine Haciendo Cine.
Ulrich Ziemons is a film curator based in Berlin. He is one of the cocurators of the Berlinale Forum Expanded program, as well as a member of the short film selection committee of Dokfest Kassel. He has curated film programs and exhibitions for Kochi Muziris Biennale, MMCA Seoul, Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art Berlin, a.o. In 2014 his book “Aufzeichnungen eines Storm Squatters” was published, the first German language monograph on the American underground filmmaker George Kuchar.