South American Festival Liaison Officer
Iván Nakouzi studied audiovisual communication at the Arts, Sciences and Communication University and filmmaking at the Arts and Social Sciences University, in Chile. He has worked mainly as a producer and director. In 2012 he founded Luminaria, a small company that has produced and distributed short films that have been selected or awarded at festivals like IFFR Rotterdam, Toronto IFF, Curtacinema, Moscow, Krakow, IDFA, Chicago IFF, Camerimage, Flickerfest and many others.
From 2013 to 2016 he worked as Latin American Regional Manager at Festhome, the film festival submission platform and VOD service.
Iván has served as screener and jury of several international film festivals and is currently working as Programming Director at the Viva Cinema! Latino Film Festival (USA) and international artistic delegate at the Talca International Film Festival (Chile).