BRUNO SAFADI Born in Rio de Janeiro, 1980. Directed short films such as A STAR FOR IOIÔ (2004), screened at the Rotterdam Int. Film Festival. His first feature film, MY NAME IS DINDI (2007) was awarded best film at Mostra de Tiradentes and licensed to 40 countries through the Sundance Channel. His documentary BELAIR (2009) was screened at festivals such as Rotterdam, IndieLisboa and BAFICI. He has recently released his latest feature film Eden (2012) at the Rio Int. Festival. As a partner at TB Produções, he has produced 8 feature film, amongst them CLEOPATRA (2007) and THE HERB OF THE RAT (2008).  


DANIEL QUEIRÓZ Born in Belo Horizonte, 1974. He was the programming director and president of CEC – Center for Cinematic Studies, in Minas Gerais – Brazil, and a programmer at Cine Humberto Mauro. At Minas Gerais’ State Cultural Bureau he has worked as Audiovisual Director, as a member of Belo Horizonte’s International Short Film Festival’s selection committee and as a Programming Coordinator/Director. He’s a programmer at Cine 104, a new theater inaugurated in 2012 in Belo Horizonte.  


JUAN PABLO BASTARRACHEA Born in México City, 1980. Studied Audiovisual Communications and Cultural Management. For the past ten years he’s worked with film festivals such as FICCO, Cinema Global and Distrital in Mexico. He has produced documentaries and experimental works alongside directors Jem Cohen, Marie Losier and María José Cuevas. He has recently opened the HD screening room Cine Tonalá in Mexico City, where four films are premiered each month.