Pierre-Simon Gutman is deputy editor of magazine L'Avant Scene Cinéma. After sudying litterature at La Sorbonne, he wrote his PHD thesis on the American filmmaker Michael Cimino. He has written for 3 Couleurs, Les Fiches du Cinéma and Eclipse(s). He teaches cinema at l'ESRA in Paris and Bruxelles, after having previously taught at the universities Paris VII and Nancy 2. He has also directed several short features, and is a programmer for the Critic's Week of the Cannes IFF.
Petra Meterc is a freelance journalist and film critic, based in Slovenia. She has been writing and reporting on film and literature for one of the oldest independent non-commercial urban radio stations in Europe, Radio Študent, where she is also the editor of a biweekly radio drama programme. She publishes in Ekran Magazine for Film and Television and KINO! magazine, as well as other media outlets, mostly focusing on independent cinema, and has contributed to several film festival dailies. Petra Meterc has also worked as a film education mentor and as a mentor of film criticism workshops. She is a Berlinale Talent Press and IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics alumna.
Nune Hakhverdyan has graduated from the Yerevan Institute of Arts and Theater with the specialization of theater studies and criticism. During 1990-1997 she worked as an Editor and Script Writer of literary and cultural radio programs of Radio Drama Department of the Television and Radio Committee of Armenia (Public Radio of Armenia). From 2004 to 2011 she was a reporter at “168 Hours” newspaper and managed its Arts Department. Since 2011, Nune has been working as a Journalist and Media Analyst of www.media.am website of Media Initiatives Centre NGO (former Internews Media Support NGO).
Member of the Armenian Association of Film Critics and Cinema Journalists. Member of International Association of Art Critics`AICA-Armenia.