Tomás Hudák works at the Slovak Film Institute, where he is responsible for international promotion of Slovak cinema with a focus on documentaries, and serves as a Head of Bratislava Industry Days at Febiofest IFF. A graduate in Film History and Theory, he has been working for various film festivals for the past 13 years at positions that include programming and program co-ordination. His film criticism and interviews can be found in magazines such as Senses of Cinema, Desistfilm, or Dok.revue.
Emilia is a freelance short film programmer and industry expert based in the Netherlands.
Since 2014, she has served as a programmer at the Short Waves Festival in Poland, eventually taking over as the festival director (2019-2022). Currently, Emilia works as the Head of Industry at Kaboom Animation Festival (the Netherlands) and holds positions as a selection committee member for Film Fest Gent (Belgium) and Glasgow Short Film Festival (Scotland). Emilia also sits on the board of Leiden Shorts and is a co-founder and strategic board member of Talking Shorts, an online film magazine focused on the short film medium.
Gugi is based in Jakarta and Berlin, where he is currently appointed as an Executive Director for an award-winning organisation: In-Docs, the non-profit behind Docs by the Sea and Good Pitch Indonesia. Moreover, the Documentary of Association of Europe (DAE) has elected him to its Executive Board since 2022. His work includes mentoring/consult-ing on projects and impact campaign strategies. He has also often delivered talks about equitable international co-production practices. In addition, Gugi has been involved as a guest programmer, selection committee and jury member for numerous reputable regional and international film festivals and film funds. The following are among them: International Documentary Association (IDA), Purin Pictures, DOK Leipzig, Sunny Side of the Doc, Cannes Docs, IDFA Forum, RIDM, CPH:DOX, Points North Institute etc.