Heidi Gronauer Heidi Gronauer, ESoDoc, Italy

Gronauer is the Director of ZeLIG school for documentary, television and new media, Bolzano, Italy since 1990 and she is responsible for the development of the various documentary productions at the school. Since 2004, she is Head of Project of ESoDoc – European Social Documentary, supported by the European Union’s Media program and the Media-Mundus/International projects ZeLIG realized in India and Africa. She has worked in Italy since 1987, when she collaborated on programming and international relations of the Film festival Trento Cinema International Encounters with Music for Cinema and organized theatre series and cultural exchanges between Germany and Italy. She is co-founder of the Italian documentary association Doc/it. She has been on varies Festival juries, and is a member of the selection committee of the Trento Film festival, the commission of experts of the South Tyrolean Filmfund BLS, of the EFA (European Film academy) and of the board of directors of the Italian Doc Screenings IDS.