Martin Horyna, festival programmer and freelance film critic, has been working for the Karlovy Vary IFF since 2011. At KVIFF, he programs documentaries from all around the world and fiction films from Asia. He also works for Pragueshorts film festival. His experience as film journalist includes co-founding iNDiEFiLM.cz, a Czech website specialized in independent and auteur cinema, and writing festival reports, reviews and other journal articles for various film magazines or dailies. Martin is the acting president of FIPRESCI’s Czech national section, a member of Slovak Audiovisual Fund’s expert committee, and has worked as a script consultant on several documentary and fiction films. In 2019, the Screen International listed him among “Future Leaders” of film programming and curation.