Lucrecia Martel, a founding figure of the New Argentine Cinema, whose acclaimed films include The Headless Woman and the Alfred Bauer Award-winning film The Swamp, gives a master class at the Talent Campus. Martel's complex and elliptical narratives are grounded in their treatment of the local often telling stories that visually reveal the social atmosphere that her protagonists struggle within.
Matthijs Wouter Knol has been the director of the European Film Market since 2014. Originally from the Netherlands, he previously worked as a creative producer of a dozen internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary films. He then worked for IDFA, where he was responsible for its co-production and sales markets, and set up the IDFAcademy including its Summer School. From 2008 to 2014, he was Programme Manager of Berlinale Talents, and a co-founder of the Berlinale Residency.
Argentinian director and writer. After several award-winning short films she made THE SWAMP, THE HEADLESS WOMAN and THE HOLY GIRL, which entered the competition in Cannes, Berlin and Sundance and won several awards. Her project ZAMA was part of the 2013 Berlinale Co-Production Market.