Zsuzsu Bankuti

Started to work as head of acquisition and programming for an independent cinema and head of distribution in Budapest in 2000. Beside of being charge for all the acquisition activities she organized film festivals, programmed film clubs and directed the cinema program. Since 2020 she is head of the Cutting Edge Talent Camp which is focusing on new German talents during the Mannheim IFF and started to work for the Open Doors section at the Locarno IFF as a Talent Development Manager overseeing new talents coming from the focused territories. Since 2022 she is head of Open Doors as ad interim continuing the program after Sophie Bourdon’s departure. Beside that she works as a consultant on international strategies for Doha Film Institute, Torino Film Lab and Cinemart.