Rasha Salti is an independent fi lm and visual arts curator and writer. From 2004 until 2010, she was the film programmer and creative direct or of the New York based ArteEast , where she directed two editions of CinemaEast . She has also collaborated with Musée Jeu de Paume, SANFIC in Santiago de Chile, and The Tate Modern. In 2009 and 2010, Salti worked as a programmer for the Abu Dhabi IFF where she is still involved in the SANAD fund. In 2011, she was one of co-curators of the 10th Sharjah Biennial. In 2011, she joined the team of programmers of the Toronto IFF. She is co-curator of Mapping subjectivity : Experimentation in Arab Cinema frome the 1960s until now at the MoMA of New York
Marie-Pierre Macia worked at La Cinémathèque Française before becoming the Program Direct or of San Francisco Film Fest ival (USA) for 10 years. She directed Directors’ Fortnight and also created Paris Cinéma Film Festival. In 2007 she created with Juliette Lepoutre the production company MPM Film (Movie Partners in Motion). She is direct or of Agora market and Crossroads, Coproduction platform of the Thessaloniki Film Fest ival. She is also responsible of SANAD, the new development and post-production Fund of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
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Jacobine van der Vloed obtained a Masters Degree in Cultural History (University of Utrecht) in 2002. She has worked for several festivals and started working at the International Film Fest val Rotterdam in 2005 as a member of the staff of both the CineMart and the Hubert Bals Fund. Since April 2007, she is Senior Coordinator CineMart & Rotterdam Lab, the international coproduct ion market of the IFFR. She is also on the select ion committee of the Hubert Bals Fund (IFFR). Furthermore she is a member of the Advisory Board of the Latin American Film Festival in Utrecht.