PROGRAMMING HEAD                  

Ana Siqueira works in curatorship, research and translation. Curator and Programming Head of FestCurtasBH - 15th and 16th (co-coordination) and since the 19th edition (2013-2014 and since 2017). She was a programmer at Cine Humberto Mauro (2008-2009) and curator of the children's film series at Festival SACI (2011-2017). Master's degree in Social Communication at UFMG, where she is also a member of the research group Poéticas da Experiência  and from where she received her bachelor's degree.



Anna Flávia Dias Salles is a screenwriter with experience in feature and short films, documentaries, television shows and series. PhD student in Literary Studies in the field of Intermediality at the School of Languages and Literatures at UFMG.

Felipe Carnevalli De Brot graduated as an architect and urbanist at the Federal University of Minas Gerais where he also earned a master's degree in Architecture and Urbanism (NPGAU). He also has a master's degree in Social Sciences from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS - Paris, France). He is an assistant editor at Editora Piseagrama, co-founder of Coletivo Micrópolis and researcher in the research-extension group Cosmópolis (UFMG). He currently researches collaborative practices in the overlapping areas of space, anthropology and cinema.


Julia Fagioli has a PhD in Social Communication from UFMG and a master's degree from the same institution. She earned her bachelor's degree in Social Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC-MG). She worked as a temporary professor at the UFMG Social Communication undergraduate course through 2012 and 2013 and, once again, in 2019. She coordinated and organized the dossier Documentário e Cinema de Arquivos published on Devires - Cinema e Humanidades magazine. She was a curator of the Brazilian contemporary program at the 2016 forumdoc.bh as well as of the International Competition at the 21st FestCurtasBH in 2019. Currently, she is doing her postdoctoral research titled “Exile and interruption: the different conditions for resumption of the archives in the cinemas of Patrício Guzmán and Eduardo Coutinho” at the Social Communication Graduate Program at UFJF.

Leonardo Câmara is a researcher and filmmaker. Currently, he is a Social Communication master's student at UFMG and coordinator of the audiovisual training project titled Cinema no Brejo held in the rural areas of Maciço de Baturité, Ceará. He holds a bachelor's degree in Social Communication – Marketing and Advertising from UFC. He was part of the fourth group of the Audiovisual Creation course at Vila das Artes Audiovisual School, in Fortaleza. In 2019, he joined the formative season of the Porto Iracema das Artes Visual Arts Laboratory.


Letícia Bispo is a cinema and audiovisual researcher and director. She earned her bachelor's degree in Audiovisual at the University of Brasília. Currently, she is a master's student in Social Communication at the Federal University of Minas Gerais where she studies the relations between politics and aesthetics in Brazilian cinema. She was a curator of the 1st edition of Rastro - documentary film festival. She is one of the founders and publishers of Verberenas, a website for dialogue, film and audiovisual criticism seen from women filmmakers' perspective. She is part of the audiovisual staff of the University of Brasília’s School of Communication.


Vanessa Santos is a multimedia director and researcher focused on the new formats of audiovisual production in digital and interactive media. She has a PhD in Social Communication and a master's degree in Interactive Media and Cognitive Systems from the Pompeu Fabra University. She has worked with artistic collectives and research groups related to technological appropriation, socio-technical networks, digital culture and free software. She has lectured courses and created methodologies for formative processes on communitarian video. Currently, she is a professor at both the undergraduate and graduate courses at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais and Centro Universitário Una. In 2019, she was a member of the International Competition selection committee of the 21st Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival.




Alessandra Brito was born in Campos Belos, in the countryside of Goiás, lived in Palmas, capital of Tocantins, for eight years and has been living in Belo Horizonte since 2015. She is a master's student in Social Communication at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, and a graduated journalist from the Federal University of Tocantins. She is a member of the Poéticas da Experiência (CNPq / UFMG) research group. She's a social activist at Segunda PRETA since 2017. She is currently the head of Escola Livre de Artes Arena da Cultura’s Audiovisual Department.


Clarissa Campolina is based in  Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She has been a business associate at the Anavilhana production company since 2005. She was a member of Teia from 2002 to 2014, where she shot documentaries, short and feature films and created installations. She works as a director, screenwriter, editor, teacher and curator.


Fabio Rodrigues Filho works with film criticism, film programming and film clubs. Master's student in communication at UFMG, he earned his bachelor's degree at UFRB. He is a member of the Poéticas da Experiência and Africas nas Artes research groups. He has participated in selection committees for film festivals and cinema exhibitions. He is currently part of the IX CachoeiraDoc curatorial committee, a festival with which he has been collaborating in recent years. He also works as a poster artist and director.


Vinícius Andrade was the curator of the film series “Ocupar, filmar, resistir” (2020), "Nas beiradas da cidade" (2018), both of them screened at BH Cultural Centers, of the "Documentário e Lutas urbanas" exhibition at the 5th Lumiar Festival, and also of FestCurtasBH, for five editions. He has a PhD degree in Social Communication from UFMG and a master's degree from UFPE. He has published writings on academic magazines, film festivals and film exhibitions catalogs (Revista Galaxy, forumdoc.bh, Curta Circuito). He works at the interface between social activism and cinema, with experience in collectives from Recife and Belo Horizonte. His short film Mudança de Hábito (a Ponta de Areia production) was awarded the Prize for Innovation Innovation at the Taguatinga Film Festival (2018).