Olha Raiter is the program director and co-founder of Lviv International Short Film Festival, one of the most visible and influential film events in Ukraine. She used to work as a film commissioner, tourist guide, copywriter, and waitress. Currently a curator and program manager of America House Lviv, she is also the initiator of Big Short online cinema, a place for short films in Ukraine. For Vienna Shorts 2022, she curates the short film program “Ukraine. In Joy and Sorrow.”.