Giedre Zickyte is a Lithuanian director and producer, a member of European Film Academy, European Documentary Network, Lithuanian Film Academy, alumni of Berlinale Talent Campus and EURODOC, working in the international documentary film market since 2009. Her films have been screened and awarded at many international film festivals including IDFA. Her feature documentary Master and Tatyana won Best Director, Best Documentary, Best Camera and Best Editing awards at Lithuanian National Film Awards Silver Crane in 2015.
Maite Alberdi studied Film and Aesthetics at Universidad Católica de Chile. In 2011 she premiered at IDFA her first and noted feature film The Lifeguard. Through Micromundo, her production company, she directed the film Tea Time, which has was internationally acclaimed and received multiple awards: Best Female-Directed Documentary at IDFA, Best Documentary Award at Miami International Film Festival, EIDF-EBS Korea, DocsBarcelona, FICCI Cartagena, FICG Guadalajara, SANFIC Santiago. She also teaches in a documentary filmmaking workshop’s, and is a co‐writer of a book called Documentary Film Theories in Chile: 1957‐1973.