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). Her latest short film HOUSE OF VELVET premiered at Mezipatra film festival, Slovak Queer film festival and ŻUBROFFKA 2023. In 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 her PhD in documentary film and developing new documentary and fiction projects as a freelance writer, director and producer.