Gugi Gumilang is currently working as Executive Director for an award-winning Indonesian based organization: In-Docs, the non-profit organization behind Docs by the Sea, Good Pitch Indonesia and VitaminDocs. Alongside this, he serves as an Executive Board Member of the Documentary Association of Europe.
In-Docs/Docs by the Sea
Mathilde Henrot co-founded the platforms Festival Scope Pro and Festival Scope. She is a curator of the Kinoscope program of the Sarajevo Film Festival and is on the Selection Committee of Locarno and Villa Medici film festivals. With her company Maharaja Films, she produces Camille Henrot’s art films and has co-produced features by Yorgos Lanthimos and Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche.
Ania Trzebiatowska is a feature film programmer for the Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, she was the Sales & Acquisitions Executive for the doc sales agency, Autlook Filmsales. Prior to that, she was with the NYC-based agency, Visit Films, where she served as the Senior Director of Acquisitions.
Sundance Film Festival
Salomé Jashi is a documentary filmmaker from Georgia. Her Taming the Garden (2021) premiered at Sundance and Berlinale Forum and was nominated for the European Film Awards. Her The Dazzling Light of Sunset (2016) was awarded at Visions du Réel. She is a co-founder of Documentary Association Georgia.
Lea Glob graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011 with the short film Meeting my father- Kasper Tophat (2011). Glob co-directed Olmo & The Seagull with Petra Costa in 2014 and co-directed Venus in 2016 with Mette Carla Albrechtsen. Glob’s feature documentary film Apolonia, Apolonia (2022) won best film at IDFA 2022, and best documentary at Göteborg Film Festival in 2023.
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Jumana Manna is a visual artist and filmmaker. Her work explores how power is articulated, focusing on the body, land and materiality in relation to colonial inheritances and histories of place. Through sculpture, filmmaking and occasional writing, Manna deals with the paradoxes of preservation practices, particularly within the fields of archaeology, agriculture and law. Her practice considers the tension between the modernist traditions of categorisation and conservation and the unruly potential of ruination as an integral part of life and its regeneration. Jumana was raised in Jerusalem and lives in Berlin.
Róisín Tapponi is a film curator, critic and PhD scholar. She is founder and CEO of SHASHA Movies. She has curated programmes at venues such as The Academy, MoMA, Anthology Film Archives, e-flux and Lisson Gallery; in addition, she delivered talks at BAFTA, Venice Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival and more. In 2022, Tapponi was Curator of Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF).
Curator and critic
Irene Campolmi is a curator and researcher based in Copenhagen. She has focused her work on performance for many years, through which she researches postcolonial, queer and feminist theories. Currently, she is a curator and researcher at CC Copenhagen Contemporary on the project “Yet, it Moves!” which won the Bikuben Vision Award 2021.
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Andrew Mohsen is the Artistic Director of Cairo International Film Festival. He has a background as a programmer, film critic and script supervisor, and has worked as a programmer and consultant for many festivals inside and outside Egypt. He writes reviews and articles for many periodicals and websites.
Nanfu Wang directed and produced the feature documentaries Hooligan Sparrow (Sundance 2016), I Am Another You (SXSW 2017), One Child Nation (Sundance 2019), In the Same Breath (Sundance 2021) and Mind Over Murder, a six-episode documentary series for HBO.
Frida Barkfors’ debut documentary, Pervert Park (CPH:DOX 2014), co-directed with Lasse Barkors, won the Special Jury Award for Impact at Sundance. Death of a Child (Göteborg Film Festival 2017) and Raising a School Shooter (IDFA 2021) have both been screened at CPH:DOX, completing their social stigma trilogy.
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Brandon Harrison has experience in non-fiction content as a producer, filmmaker and programmer. He has curated features, shorts and series at Brooklyn Film Festival, DOC NYC and Tribeca as well as produced branded content and served on various documentary juries and committees.
Director Sarah Vos has made award-winning documentaries such as Welcome to Holland (2003), Curaçao (2010) and White Balls On Walls (2022). Sarah makes the viewer part of the lives of her main characters by focusing on apparently insignificant details.
Marie Skovgaard is an experienced film and TV director and managing editor. Her debut feature documentary Reformisten (2019) was selected as the opening film and was nominated in the main competition at CPH:DOX 2019. Marie is also behind the digital art project ‘Syriatypes’ as well as the Virtual Reality experience ‘Afripedia’. Marie has participated in various international talent-labs such as SWIM, CPH:LAB and Goodpitch.
House of Real
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Mario Valero is a Spanish filmmaker who grew up in Barcelona. He moved to Paris in 2011 and started working as an editor and cameraman. He got involved in the collective occupying La Clef cinema in Paris. His video work questions first person and collective narratives.
Ben Fowlie is the Executive & Artistic Director of the Points North Institute and the Founder of the Camden International Film Festival. He has served on juries at IDFA, Hot Docs, Dokufest, Full Frame, the IDA Awards, and IFP’s Gotham Awards and on panels at Sundance, SXSW, and Getting Real and is the former Nominee’s Chair for the Cinema Eye Honors.
Executive and Artistic Director
Points North Institute
Since graduating from The National Film School of Denmark, Cille Hannibal has been working in the cross field between art, TV and documentary film. Looking at women and telling their stories from a female point of view has become crucial for her way to approach projects. Several of her films and art projects premiered previous years at CPH:DOX, and this May her tv series about JADA, a Danish pop singer, will air on TV2.