Ivan Tofing was born in 1987 in Požega, Croatia. During high school he actively contributed to the activities of different associations, organisations, programmes and youth initiatives. After a BA in communication sciences from the Department of Tourism and Communication Sciences, University of Zadar, in 2010 he took up an MA course in cultural and tourism entrepreneurship at the same department. Since 2010 he has been working as a freelance member of production teams at several cultural events, film festivals and production companies – such as Motovun Film Festival, Zagreb Film Festival, ZagrebDox – International Documentary Film Festival, World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb, Croatian Film Days, Spiritus Movens, Kabinet, Factum, Propeler, at different positions (cinema coordinator, festival centre manager, volunteers coordinator, hospitality office coordinator, protocol manager, production assistant, executive producer, line producer and producer), perfecting his acquired skills in organisation and production. Since 2015 he is a full-time employee of Factum production company as the ZagrebDox Pro training programme producer.