Head of Network
Michaela Pnacekova graduated in English and American studies and theatre studies. Since 2005 she has worked for film festivals, such as IFF Berlinale, FilmFestival Cottbus (Germany), achtung berlin – new berlin film award (Germany), IFF Artfilmfest (Slovakia) and QFF Mezipatra (Czech Republic) where she participates in different areas of festival organization (programming, guest management and festival management).
She has been invited to be member of the TEDDY Jury at IFF Berlinale (2007) and the jury of the GLBT FF Image+Nation in Montréal, Canada (2008). She has also been studying a postgraduate degree with the focus on sociolinguistics and gender studies.
Since May 2012, she is one of the members of the executive board at NISI MASA. She spends her leisure time traveling (to and from film festivals, workshops and conferences), writing (reviews, articles and her thesis) and exploring Berlin where she’s been currently living.