film director

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Ivana Hucíková is a writer and director based out of Bratislava (Slovakia), where she received an MFA in documentary film from the Academy of Performing Arts.

In 2017, she was one of the Fellows of the UnionDocs Collaborative Studio in Brooklyn, NY, where she co-directed and edited an award-winning short documentary film INTO MY LIFE (Tribeca Film Festival, HotDocs, Camden, FestCurtas, POV shorts). In the past, Ivana participated in the IDFAcademy 2017, Made in New York 2018 Fellowship, American Film Showcase Documentary Workshop 2022 in Los Angeles or European Short Pitch 2023.

Ivana's work revolves around themes and stories about identity, belonging or ways of searching for personal liberation with special attention to feminist and queer issues.

She's currently working on her PhD in documentary film and developing new documentary and fiction projects as a freelance writer, director and producer.

© Ivana Hucíková 2023