Ivan Giroud Director of the Nuevo cine Latinoamericano de la Habana International Festival.Born in Cuba. He started in the film industry in 1988 at the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC), as a leading specialist and organizer of Cuban and Latin American film shows for Europe and North America. President of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana since May 2013, and was previously its director between 1994 and 2010. Director of audiovisual programming at the Buñuel Institute and director of the Sala Berlanga (Madrid) between 2008 and 2012, during which he was a guest professor in the Master's in film management at the Carlos III University of Madrid. Director for Latin of the Dictionary of Ibero-American Cinema. He is one of the authors of the book Historias en común 40 años / 50 Iberoamerican Film Films, presented in the 1st. Ibero-American Film Congress that was held in Mexico D.F in 2008. He has been a jury in the festivals of Cartagena de Indias; International Festival of Films of Femmes de Créteil, France; Donostia-San Sebastián International Film Festival, -Section of New Directors-; Sarajevo Film Festival; It's all True Festival of Sao Paulo; The Providence Festival of New Latin American Cinema; Sample of Mexican Cinema in Guadalajara, among others.