IFM 2022 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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Hudson MOURA Chair (Ryerson University, Canada)
Heidi Rae COOLEY (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Dr. Sonia Regina Soares da Cunha holds a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences (USP, Brazil), and a Master's Degree in Media Studies (UFRN), and received the award from the Creative Economy Secretariat of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture for her dissertation on the film's production with Northeastern culture content. TV news journalist with several awards, including Creativity and Social Responsibility (ABTA/NEOTV). Documentary screenwriter for television at Derby University, UK. Audiovisual Producer and Educator at IORTVE, Spain. Former president of the Brazilian Association of Documentary Filmmakers (ABDeC-RN). Professor of Radio, and TV Scriptwriting at USP, and at DECOM/UFRN. Developer of audio description (subtitling of films for people with low visual acuity) and conversational flow for chatbots. Brazilian CNPq researcher for USP's 'Epistemology of Social Dialogue' group. Author of "The News Narratives on TV: From the Verbal to the Digital Code and from the Biological to the Cultural".
Anna WIEHL (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
Dr. Anna Wiehl has been a lecturer and research assistant at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, and has been a research fellow with i-docs at the Digital Cultures Research Centre, the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her transdisciplinary research focuses on documentary theory, digital media cultures, interactive and participatory medial practices and epistemic media. Apart from her academic career, Anna has worked among others for ARTE and the German public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk. In 2010, she received her Ph.D. in the international program Cultural Encounters, from 2017 to 2019, she directed a research project on interactive documentary with the title New Documentary Networks and Worknets. Emerging Practices of Participation and Co-Creation in Interactive Documentary Ecologies, and in 2019, she finished her habilitation project The 'New' Documentary Nexus. Networked|Networking in interactive assemblages. Currently, she is leading a research network on The Documentary and the Digital.
Stefano ODORICO (Leeds Trinity University, UK)
Irina LYUBCHENKO (Independent Scholar, Canada)