Peter van Hoof
Peter van Hoof is responsible for IFFR’s Short Film programmes, and as such, chairs the short film committee formed by Anna Germanidi, Erwin van 't Hart, Maaike Gouwenberg, Marta Jurkiewicz, Julian Ross and Theus Zwakhals. He also selects the features and documentaries from Sub-Saharan Africa. His background is that of independent cinema programmer. First at the Squat Cinema Filmhuis Cavia and, as founder and programmer of Cinema De Balie – the independent cinema department of political-cultural center De Balie in Amsterdam. He is one of the founders of Stichting De Filmbank: an organization for promoting Dutch Experimental Cinema. He is also curator of the cinema program and art section of the festival Into The Great Wide Open.