Oana Ivan holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Kent (UK)/Babes-Bolyai University (Romania), and a Masters degree from University of Wyoming. She currently teaches at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. She started using the camera in order to make her academic research available to larger audience. Her previous films, “Inside Story – Rroma People from Balnaca Village” (2005) and “The EU, Sheep and Transylvanians” (2007), address issues of culture and adaptation strategies of local communities. Interested in eco-system management and policies, Dr. Ivan is also a consultant on various projects (The World Bank, The Romanian Academy) and a contributor to National Geographic magazine.