Born in New Zealand and based in London, Carmen Gray is editor of arts and culture magazine Dazed & Confused and a regular contributor as a freelance film critic and journalist to Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Screen International, AnOther Magazine, Little White Lies and Total Film. She is also film programmer for education charity Filmclub UK, which facilitates events and screenings for schools throughout the UK. As an active member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics, she has served on a number of juries at festivals including Berlin, Toronto, Rotterdam and Karlovy Vary.
Born in Belgrade, Irena studied philosophy, anthropology and film directing at the Sorbonne. While she was still a student she worked as a journalist, film critic and translator for many Yugoslavian magazines. She has made more than 20 documentaries and short features, screened at many prestigious film festivals. She is also a founder, producer and art director of "l'Europe autour de l'Europe", a festival of art and auteur films from European countries, held in Paris since 2006.
She was born in Belgrade in 1981. In 2007 she graduated dramaturgy from Faculty of Drama Arts. As a screenwriter she worked for Serbian National Television Youth and Children Department. From 2004 as a dramaturge and from 2007 as an editor of many series of radio dramas, she cooperated with Radio Belgrade Drama Programme, where she dramatized dozens of radiophonic works. As a film critic, from 2009 to 2011, she was an editor of film section for online pop culture magazine Popbox. In 2007 she was member of FIPRESCI jury at Festival of Authors Film in Belgrade. She won a prize for best scenario at 2002 International TV Festival in Bar and the Radio Belgrade Drama Department prize “Vitomir Bogić“ for the most successful young radiophonic author in 2006.