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Hebe Tabachnik

Palm Springs & Seattle Film Festival
World Cinema Programmer
For over 15 years Hebe Tabachnik has been a film curator, producer and festival consultant, and has participated as juror, project evaluator and panelist at film festivals in the US, Argentina, Brazil, China, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Israel, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Trinidad & Tobago. She is World Cinema Programmer for the Palms Springs (PSFF) and Seattle (SIFF) International Film Festivals and the Artistic Director of the Cine Latino Minneapolis Saint Paul Film Festival. She is also a member of the Board of Directors and programmer of Dance Camera West (DCW) a dance film festival in Los Angeles. She is a Guest Professor at the San Antonio de los Baños Film School (EICTV) and gives workshops about festivals, film pitching and distribution. She has worked for the Sundance and Los Angeles Film Festivals, the World 3-D Film Expos, the American Cinematheque of Los Angeles and has been in the selection committee of the International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards. She has been the Director and Producer of the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles (FICG in LA) and Guest Programmer for the Maguey Award at FICG. Hebe graduated with degrees in Directing and Screenwriting at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires where she became a Professor for the Directing Department. She is also the Co-Founder and Vice President of Lokro Productions, Inc., a film production company established in 1999 in Los Angeles. Hebe received a special recognition from the California State Assembly in 2012 and the 2015 Moving Film Forward Award presented by the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) for her work building bridges of understanding between filmgoers, filmmakers and talent and her ralentless support for the Latino and Ibero American talent in front and behind the camera.

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