Dave Kim is a film producer and distributor specializing in LGBTQ+ in South Korea. Based in Seoul, he has produced many films: The New Employee (2023), Made on the Rooftop (2021), Two Weddings & One Funeral (2012), etc., and distributed Stranger by the Lake (2013), Freeheld (2015) and 120 Beats Per Minute(2018), among others. He has also been the head programmer at the Seoul International PRIDE Film Festival (a.k.a. SIPFF) since 2011. SIPFF is not only the largest and most prominent LGBT film festival in South Korea but is also recognized by the Korean government. SIPFF is held every first week of November in Seoul. There are around 110 films from 35 countries screened over the course of seven days.

Clara Lhullier is a researcher and activist from Brazil. Based in Berlin, she holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Bologna and focuses on gender studies, queer studies, and sociology in Southeast Europe. During and after her degree, Clara conducted extensive fieldwork with LGBT activists in the Balkans, particularly lesbians in Serbia. She carries first-hand experience with art and activism festivals in the region, such as FemArt (Pristina & Mitrovica), PitchWise (Sarajevo), and City of Women (Ljubljana). Previously, Clara also volunteered at the GenderBender International Festival in Bologna.

Ana Čigon is known for her video art, films, and performances. She obtained a BA in Painting and in 2011 a master’s degree in Video Art from the Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design. Her projects address feminist and social issues and often contain elements of humor, irony, and satire. She presents her works in solo and group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. For her video artworks, she received the OHO Award, while her documentary, experimental films, and animations have been selected for competition programs of several international film festivals. Her awarded short film Rebellious Essence is the first Slovene LGBTIQA+ animation.