Founder & DirectorMatthieu Darras is the director of Pop Up Film Residency that he founded in 2017. Previously, he founded & directed the European Network NISI MASA (2002-2012), and later on co-founded and was the artistic director of the TorinoFilmLab (2008-2018). A writer for the film magazine Positif (1998-2016), Matthieu Darras has been working as festival programmer, notably for the Cannes Critics’ Week (2005-2011) and the San Sebastian Film Festival (since 2010). He co-founded First Cut Lab in 2015 and serves as Director.
Host - BratislavaJuraj Krasnohorský was born in Bratislava and lived for 14 years in Geneva, Bilbao and Paris. He studied Science (physics and mathematics), and Film. In 2010 he founded Artichoke and released his debut feature film as director Tigers in the City (2012). As a creative producer he worked on several animated shorts, feature length and documentary films. His co-produced short film Superbia (2016) competed at Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. He is a Maia Worskhops and EAVE alumni and a pitching/packaging consultant for film projects.