Andrei Tănăsescu is a programmer and curator based in Toronto and Bucharest. After getting a specialist degree in film studies at the University of Toronto, he co-founded the Romanian Film Festival Toronto. He completed a master’s degree at the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland with a master’s thesis on Deleuze and Romanian Cinema. His passion for music and cinema have led to a number of projects that concern the peculiarities of each form and their potential for historical re-evaluation. Between 2010-2019, he was part of the programming team at the Toronto International Film Festival and is a regular collaborator with the Berlin International Film Festival, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival and Bucharest's American Independent Film Festival and Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest. He is currently a member of the selection committee of Venice Days / Giornate degli Autori and programmer for Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival.