film director

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Ivana Hucíková is a writer and director based out of Bratislava (Slovakia), where she recently completed her PhD in documentary film at the Film and Television Faculty of 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). Her latest short film HOUSE OF VELVET premiered at Mezipatra film festival, Slovak Queer film festival or ŻUBROFFKA 2023 and is now streaming globally on NOWNESSIn the past, Ivana participated in the IDFAcademy, Ex Oriente, American Film Showcase Workshop in Los Angeles, European Short Pitch or IDFA Forum.

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 developing and producing new documentary and fiction projects as a freelance writer, director and producer.

© Ivana Hucíková 2023