Director, videojournalist, documentarist and editor. She studied Publicity and Propaganda and did several courses of specialization in cinema and edition. She started her career by directing institutional videos, making offs and music videos. Later she took the direction of programs of MTV Minas (Brazil) for 5 years.
Having always been self-taught and an enthusiast in the areas of acting, theater and film, Bruno Manique took it upon himself to restart the previously extinct Figueira da Foz International Film Festival.
Degree in Cultural Animation and Communitary Education from the Polytechnic Institute of Santarem (1999-2004), Master in Sociopsychology of Health from the Superior Institute Miguel Torga, Coimbra (2007-2009) and a PhD in Tourism from the University of Sevilha (2005).
Director, screenwriter, photographer and audiovisual producer. He began his professional career in 1996 and since then has directed and produced short, medium and long films between fiction, documentaries and TV series.
Professor at the Management School of Tomar (ESGT). Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (IPT). Advanced Training Course in Tourism. Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Hugo Cruz studied Audiovisual Communication,
Cine-Video at António Arroio Arts School. He has also studied Creative Industries and Cultural Entrepreneurship at AUDAX / INDEG and NeuroMarketing at ISG / SalesBrain.
Professor of Cinema at the Universidade Lusófona in DF, camera and multi-camera direction. He was a professor of audiovisuals at Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon. He is an academic at the National Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Arts and Letters of Portugal.
PhD in Tourism Management from the University of Vigo, Spain.
PhD thesis in tourism destination image. Professor at Lusófona University in Porto, in Licentiate and Master degrees in Tourism and Management.
The Director of the International Tourism Film Festival “Tourfilm Riga” (member of CIFFT) (2008-2019). A graduate of Latvian University, started her career as an editor at the Publishing house „Latvian Encyclopaedia”.
Documentary filmmaker, Consultant and Producer. Graduate in Audiovisual Communication from Pompeu Fabra University (2001). Student of the Master’s in Communication Management at the BSM-UPF (2018-2019).
Spomenka Saraga is Zagreb Tourfilm Festival´s director, a festival seated in Croatia´s capital. Photographer, filmmaker, travel journalist and an avid adventurer, Spomenka travels to the most exotic corners of the world.
Swen is a tourism management lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Inholland in Amsterdam, where he teaches on sustainability, ethics, policy and research methods, besides running tourism research projects.