Patricia MacCormack is Professor of Continental Philosophy and author of “Cinesexuality” (Routledge 2008) and “Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Cinema” (Continuum 2008) as well as many academic articles on horror film, queer film and transgressive cinema. She has appeared interviewed on DVD titles such as “Maitresse”, “Daughter of Darkness”, “Requiem for the Vampire”, “The Gorgon”, “Sick”, “The Art of Nasty” and “Lips of Blood”.
General Delegate and founder of PIFFF (in partnership with the magazine Mad Movies) and of the festival Hallucinations Collectives. Co-organizer of Nuit Nanarland (B-Movies night) at Grand REX, he also works at the companies Wild Side and Wild Bunch Distribution.
He makes his debut on the radio in 1998 on ClipFm, continues on Nostalgie Bourgogne before being discovered by Couleur3 in 1999 and invited to host programs of a general nature as well as a cinema magazine Secteur 7. Since creating the program Brazil in 2003 Philippe Congiusti has also been collaborating at Culture Au Point on Espace2, at La Puce à l’Oreille on RTS as well as at Rdv ciné of the TV journal Le 12:45.
Born in Beirut Joyce A. Nashawati grew up between Athens, Accra and Kuwait city. After her cinema studies in Great Britain she settled in Paris. She directed three shorts before filming her first feature “Blind Sun”, a Greek film released in 2016, selected, among others to Toronto, Sitges, Neuchâtel. Currently she is developing two fantastic feature projects, in France and Japan.
Cursed at birth by her Hitchcock-obsessed matriarch, Celia Pouzet grew up to be an omnivorous cinephagous. She embarked on her path as a curator for Cinématheque française 8 years ago and now her expertise ranges from programming international festivals such as Fantasia and Courts Mais Trash and distributing restored classics to consulting for self-produced oddities. Celia is now launching Iniodymus, her own consultancy agency, aiming to mentor fresh blood in their journey within the festival circuit.
Ethnologist, coordinator of Kid-O-Nifff, making-of-er and production assistant, Lilo Wullschleger develops and hosts audiovisual workshops, for kids and adults. Genre film enthusiast, she is currently heading/directing/filming the documentary project “Bloody Heidi”, an inquiry into the content — and modes of production — of fantastic and horrific cinema made in Switzerland.