International Festival Signs of the Night - Paris
Festival internatinal Signes de nuit - Paris

19e Festival international Signes de Nuit - Paris / 1-10 octobre 2021

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Dirk de Bruyn Australia


Dirk de Bruyn is Associate professor of Screen and Design at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia where he teaches Animation and Documentary Animation modules.

His work has screened at various International film festivals including Melbourne, Oberhausen, Videobrasil, Transmediale, Clermond Ferrand France, Ann Arbor, USA, Viper, Stuttgart Animation Festival, Sao Paolo, Brazil. A retrospective of his performance work was presented at Otherfilm Festival, Brisbane in 2007.

Retrospective programs of his animations have been presented at Melbourne International Animation Festival (2016) and Punto Y Raya, Karlsruhe Germany (2016).

De Bruyn’s Expanded Animation Performances have been staged at Melbourne International Film Festival (2008), TIE Experimental Film Exposition, Colorado USA (2008), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan (2009) Wellington Film Archive, New Zealand (2009), Unwantedland Exhibition, Museum Beelden Aan Zee, The Hague, Netherlands (2010-11), Colour Out of Space Festival, Brighton, UK Unconscious Archives, London (2011), Elisabeth de Brabant Gallery, Shanghai (2011), Audio Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand (2015), MIAF (2016) and Punto Y Raya (2016).

Amrit Gangar India

Amrit Gangar is a Mumbai-based film theorist, curator, historian and author. He was the Consultant Curator of the National Museum of Indian Cinema, the first public film museum in India. He has also curated film programs for the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (Kerala) and the Kala Ghoda Artfest (Mumbai).

He writes both in English and Gujarati languages and some of his books have been awarded the Gujarat state literary academy. Gangar has been invited to several film festival juries nationally and internationally including the Obserhausen Short Film Festival..

Gangar has presented his theory of Cinema of Prayoga at many prominent venues such as the Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris; the Tate Modern, London; the Lodz film school (Poland); the Danish Film School (Copenhagen), the Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan (India), etc. He was the Chairperson of the Scientific Committee of the Festival du Film d’Asie du Sud Transgressif (FFAST). Gangar has also worked on numerous European and Scandinavian video installation and film projects, e.g. The Five Obstructions by Jorgen Leth and Lars von Trier.


Txema Muñoz Spain


Txema MUÑOZ is charged of Kimuak program, Basque Country, Spain.

Born in Zeanuri (Basque Country, Spain), 1961, Txema Muñoz has a degree in Psychology from the University of Basque Country in 1983.

Since 1990, he has been working in the audiovisual field as a programmer. He has participated in the organization of several film festivals (press / publication departments). In February 2002, he started working exclusively for “Kimuak”, the Basque Government’s public program for the promotion, the diffusion and the distribution of Basque short films throughout the world. Jury member in several festivals in Spain, Italy, France, Chile, Colombia, Morocco…, he has also participated in the selection committees of short film for several public programs and film festivals.