Luísa Sequeira is a film director/curator who explores the intersections of cinema and emerging media using different platforms such as video, film and photography. She studied Communication Sciences, specialised in Documentary Filmmaking, and is currently doing a PhD in Media Art. Sequeira has previously worked at the Portuguese TV channel RTP, coordinating and hosting several projects, including Fotograma, a magazine dedicated to Portuguese-language cinema. Since 2010, she has been artistic director for Shortcutz Porto and, in addition, a programmer for the Super 9 Mobile Film Fest, the first Portuguese festival dedicated to films made with mobile.
Maria Mendes holds a Master degree in Documentary Cinema at Goldsmiths, University of London, with thesis and films on found footage, memory and photography. Besides being the curator of documentaries for film festivals in Brazil and Portugal and for television channels in Brazil, Mendes is also co-founder of the Brasil Documenta forum and curator of the Doc no Rio festival, produced by Doclisboa.
She regularly writes articles on cinema and image in the Portuguese newspaper Público.
Teresa Macrì is an art critic, an independent curator and a writer based in Rome. She currently works in the field of visual culture, teaches Phenomenology of contemporary arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and writes for the newspaper Il Manifesto.