David Howlett (he/him) is a Montréal/Ottawa-based artist who works across various new media disciplines. He has particular interest in technology and interactivity in art. He loves video, audio, sculpture, games, programming, dancing, banjo, and people.
Federica Foglia is a transnational visual artist, currently completing her MFA at York University. She is interested in issues of migration, displacement, women of the diaspora, accented cinema, and finding a visual language to represent these experiences. Her practice revolves around the remediation of archival materials, collage films with emulsion lifting, and performative and expanded cinema.
Yihao Zheng is a writer and filmmaker based in New York and Guangzhou, China. He is currently a Film MFA candidate at Columbia University.
Udval Altangerel is a filmmaker and programmer based in Ulaanbaatar and Los Angeles. In her work, she combines experimental, documentary, and narrative elements to explore the themes of personal and national histories, language, and (home)land. She is currently taking time off her studies at CalArts to work on her thesis, an autoethnographic essay film about her ancestral land.
Zuhaitz Silva García: I graduated as a documentary director in ECAM, Madrid, 2019. I am currently working on a documentary film along with my colleague Pedro Muñoz about the gaming industry and the creative process of making a video game. I am also working on a personal project based on some VHS tapes that I found. In the meantime, I am an electrician for several short films, videoclips, commercials, and tv programmes. The industry is not easy, but I'm finding my way.
Blanca Martín Secades: I graduated as a documentary director from ECAM, Madrid, in 2019. Since then, I’ve studied experimental film and photography. I've directed several short films, both documentary and fiction, and currently work as a photographer (mostly analog film) and an editor at y Ele Eke Film production. My goal is to keep studying, learning about the industry and making a path for myself.
Jaime Sánchez Camacho is a filmmaker and one of four directors of PRÓXIMA CENTAURI II. He is a graduate from the Madrid Film School in Spain.
Born in 1994 in Madrid, Pedro Muñoz-Calero Franco began his studies in Audiovisual Communication at the Complutense University of Madrid. After graduating, he was admitted in the Documentary Film Diploma at ECAM where he shot his firsts two short films, Catch and PRÓXIMA CENTAURI II. He makes experimental shorts and writes short stories.
Noncedo Khumalo is a Canadian born Animator and Filmmaker raised in Swatini, South Africa, and Botswana. She is influenced by her multicultural upbringing and Black Womanhood.
Roxanne Fernandes (she/her) is an arts administrator and budding Programmer living in Mississauga and working in Tkaranto. The daughter of Guyanese immigrants, Roxanne is currently trying to understand and uncover the simultaneous existence of both colonizer and indenturement roots that lie in her lineage through migratory histories, storytelling, and the land itself. She writes, researches, and creates through a lens that is experimental, auto-ethnographic, archival, photographic, and pedagogical.