HEARTBEATS JURY

XAN GÓMEZ VIÑAS

He received a doctorate in Communication Sciences from the USC in 2015 with the thesis From amateur to militant: political and aesthetic implications of non-professional cinema in Galicia in the 1970s. He has worked in the communications department of Vieiros, Compostela Cultura and Auditorio de Galicia. He was a founding member of the Cineclube de Compostela and has published film criticism in various media and specialized magazines. In 2012, alongside Pablo Cayuela, he directed the documentary film Fóra, which premiered at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen. He is the current programmer of NUMAX Cinema in Santiago de Compostela.

SERGIO CASTELEIRO

Graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). Master in Contemporary Film and Audiovisual Studies by the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). He collaborated on the film blog Macguffin007, for which he covered festivals such as Cineuropa (Santiago de Compostela), in addition to being part of the interview channel Uncut. He currently works at DUPLEX Cinema.

ANA MATILDE USLENGHI

(1985, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina,). She holds a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, and has a master’s degree in Contemporary Cinema and Audiovisual from the Pompeu Fabra University. She has worked in the archive of the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) and was part of the editorial team of SoFilm España and the monthly cinema magazine MK2. She has written for different media such as Transit, Visual404, Numerocero and published pieces for the catalogue and newspaper of the Sitges-Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya. She is currently a working member of Zumzeig Cinecooperativa.