Emilia Mazik has a degree in Cultural Management and in Philosophy both from Jagiellonian University in Cracow. Since 2014 is a project coordinator at Ad Arte Foundation of Cultural Education in Poznan, Poland. She works on multiple interdisciplinary projects including educational activities, film programming and international short film distribution. In 2015 she became a programmer and program coordinator of Short Waves Festival, which celebrates its 11th edition in March 2019