Julian Ross oversees selections from Japan and the Philippines. He is also a member of IFFR’s short film selection committee. He has curated films and performances at Tate Modern, BFI, Eye Film Institute, Anthology Film Archives, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and other institutions. He was an assistant curator for a film series on the Art Theatre Guild of Japan (ATG) at MoMA and Pacific Film Archives. He holds a PhD on 1960-70s Japanese expanded cinema and is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Westminster where he also teaches on film and art.