Emilie Bujès is since 2017 the Artistic director of Visions du Réel, International Documentary Film Festival Nyon, and was previously a programmer at the festival since 2012. She is a program advisor for Cannes Directors’ Fortnight and an expert for the Swiss fund visions sud est. She has previously been the deputy artistic director of La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival (2014–2016) and a member of the 'Image/mouvement' commission of the CNAP (French National Centre for Visual Arts).
Before this, she was a curator at the Geneva Contemporary Art Center (2010–2014) and has contributed to the program of film festivals and art institutions such as the Forum Expanded–Berlinale, the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) Vilnius, the Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival, the Transmediale (Berlin), or the artist/curator-run space Forde (Geneva). She has been teaching at Geneva School of Art and Design and Bern University of the Arts, and received a Swiss Art Award for curators in 2014.