Ana Grgić, is a film scholar and researcher, She holds a PhD from the University of St. Andrews (Scotland) and a Masters Degree from the University of Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III. She researches and writes about early cinema, archives and cultural memory in the Balkans. She has also curated film programs such as the Peter Greenaway film programme at the Australian Cinémathèque (2009), and the ‘The View from Elsewhere’ at the Queensland Art Gallery (2009). Prior to embarking on an academic career, she worked in film production at Cinecittà (Rome, Italy) and visual effects in London’s Soho district independent studios. Ana is co-chair for the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Central/East/South European Scholarly Interest Group. She is also president of the cultural association Balkan Cultural Centre (Croatia), an ambassador of Balkans Beyond Borders, and jury member of the Best Critic Award at altcineAction! Film Festival. Her scholarly contributions include articles and chapters in The Film Festival Yearbook 5: Archival Film Festivals (2013), Divan Film Festival Symposium Papers (2014, 2015), Cinemas of Paris (2015), Frames Cinema Journal, and East European Film Bulletin. She is currently co-editing a special issue on Albanian cinema for the online film journal KinoKultura, Ana joined the board in 2016 and since 2015 she has worked with ACP to program international screenings and roundtables to introduce new audiences to Albania’s rich cinema.