She holds a PhD. in Communication and Semiotics from PUC - SP and a master’s in Environmental Engineering from Unicamp. She works for Sesc Santos as a programmer and organizer of performances, exhibitions, concerts, training and other cultural and art activities, especially film and literature. Her PhD thesis revolved around environmental film in Latin America.
Gustavo M. Ballesté
In March 2009, he founded Cinema Planeta, International Environmental Film Festival of Mexico, which welcomes 85,000 people every year and celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2018. He is now co-director of that festival. He made his directing debut in 2016 with his first feature documentary about climate change, Nahui Ollin, Sol de movimiento. He has been a juror for multiple environmental film festivals.
Teresa Salinas Koscina
A Communication and Journalism graduate from USACH, she holds an MA in Documentary Filmmaking from Bristol Univ. She studied film, executive production and screenwriting at EICTV. A partner at Yestay, she specializes in identity and memory, inspired by the Atacama Desert. She teaches Production, Project Management and Audiovisual Business for the Audiovisual Communication, Digital Communication and Transmedia programs at UNIACC.
A consultant, researcher, trainer and coordinator of agro-ecological projects, he graduated from the UNLP School of Agronomy and Forestry Science. He was vice president of the Graduate Center (November 2017). He works as an adviser on extensive agro-ecology in Buenos Aires, Santa Fe and Entre Ríos, covering a total surface of 20,000 hectares. He is a founding member of the National Network of Municipalities and Communities for Agro-Ecology (RENAMA).
She began working for Movies that Matter in 2010. She coordinates an education project that involves over 150,000 students a year in schools and film theaters in The Netherlands. She develops teaching materials and human rights programs for film theaters. She organizes campaigns with educators, the government and editors to include more films in the school curriculum. She holds a master’s in Humanities (with emphasis on Latin America) from the University of Utrecht.
After getting a Literature degree from UBA, she is now studying Art Curatorship at UNA. She studied Photography with Juan Travnik, Néstor Croveto and Sebastián Syzd. She has been writing about photography for the newspaper Página/12. She coordinates Photography workshops at the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Science Cultural Center. Since 2014, she has been working on the enhancement of the San Martín theater.
An attorney specialized in human rights and food sovereignty. Member of the Independent Study Program on Food Sovereignty of the School of Nutrition, UBA, of the Museo del Hambre (El hambre, sólo en un museo) and of Abogadxs en Red por la Soberanía Alimentaria de los Pueblos (network of attorneys for food sovereignty).
A Pharmacy graduate and militant ecologist. A member of the international organization GRAIN and Acción por la Biodiversidad. Co-editor of the Biodiversidad, sustento y culturas magazine. He also belongs to the RENACE network and the Latin American collective Alianza Biodiversidad. Co-author of the book Sanarnos con Plantas.
A filmmaker, camera operator and feminist media activist. She has filmed in armed conflict areas with women activists from the Gaza Strip and the West Bank (Palestine), with Colombian FARC women guerrillas, Zapatista women in Chiapas, Patagonian indigenous women, as well as with political and cultural activists all over Argentina. She is currently shooting a documentary on different places around the world about the peaceful revolution of women.
Executive producer, an ENERC graduate in Filmmaking (INCAA - Argentina). A member of Magoya Films, with which he produced and co-directed award-winning documentaries such as Rerum Novarum (2001), Mundo Alas, co-directed by and starring León Gieco (2009), in addition to celebrated films like Wakolda (2013), directed by Lucía Puenzo, and El Patrón, radiografía de un crimen, starring Joaquín Furriel, among others.
Vice president of Signis Argentina. Filmmaker, lecturer and researcher on film and television. Highlights of his work include the documentary Vivir al margen (1996), the short film Sinfonía Poliexpresiva (2009), Vénetos en Mar del Plata, El relato de una comunidad (2010), Pasado y presente de la inmigración italiana en Mar del Plata (2011), Piazzolla, íntimo y universal and Héroe corriente (2017). His work has garnered local, national and international recognition.
Blanca María Monzón
She studied Philosophy, Literature and Visual Arts and works as a freelance art curator. Since 2001, she has been a director and programmer at Centro Cultural Borges. She is a jury coordinator at Signis Argentina and a member of the Association of Film Reporters of Argentina and the Governing Committee for Women and Film. She works as a programmer and juror at the Latin American Video Art Festival of Buenos Aires (FlaVia).
She graduated in Combined Arts from the UBA and is a Latin American Contemporary Art PhD. candidate from the UNLP School of Fine Arts. She has worked for the El Palomar International Independent Film Festival (EPA Cine) as a Special Activities coordinator (2017 and 2018), as a programmer for the Children’s Focus (2018) and as a producer (2016 and 2017).
A musician and independent filmmaker, he has been coordinating workshops for children and teenagers since 2010. He is also the director of the International Puerto Madryn Film Festival (MAFICI).
Born in San Nicolás in 1980, she took her first steps in showbusiness in the theater scene and entered the world of film as an actress. She is currently in her senior year of the Directing program at ENERC. She is part of the production staff at the Cosquín International Independent Film Festival (FICIC), which has been held for seven editions to date.