Vanja Hraste (Split, 1972) graduated in film history at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Bologna, with a thesis on Zagreb Animation School. In 2004-2007 period she participated in the organisation of the World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb. She was a curator and selector of the 17th International Biennale of Drawing To the very last drawing at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka (4 December 2008 – 17 February 2009), solo exhibition of Regina Pessoa A Tragic Story with a Happy Ending (January 2009) and Zagreb School of Animation (February 2009) at the Small Salon of the Rijeka Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Since 2007 she has worked at the Croatian Film Clubs' Association. She is particularly active in organising educational programmes, international collaboration, film workshop coordination and national festivals of non-professional film, as well as Dr Ante Peterlić School of Media Culture. Since 2010 she has curated the Kratki utorak programme dedicated to short film at Tuškanac cinema.