Barbara Janišová Feglová
In 1990, Barbara graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia with a degree in Film Theory and Criticism. With experience in film journalism, scriptwriting and PR, she has been working as a producer since 2006 and is the co-founder of CHARACTER - Film Development Association, which focuses on education in the field of film and the support of auteur audio-visual projects in their development phase and their alternative distribution. In 2012, she founded the production company HITCHHIKER Cinema, focusing on socially engaging topics. In 2018, HITCHHIKER Cinema received the Best Documentary Film award at the Sun in a Net, Slovak national film awards, for the film A Hole in the Head (Diera v hlave, 2016). She is a member of the Slovak Film and Television Academy and she is one of Emerging Producers of 2018 within the industry platform of Ji.hlava IDFF.