Valerie started studying Film studies and French philology at the Faculty of Arts at Charles University in 2017. In her first year there, she took on the opportunity to be a part of the Zlatý voči film festival. Outside of university, she has gained experience in the film industry thanks to multiple internships. At the Cinema Ponrepo of the National Film Archive, she assisted with the production background of cultural events. In 2019, Valerie spent three months at the Czech cultural center in Paris where she was in contact with cultural institutions, collaborated on preparing movie nights and exhibitions, and managed the center’s website and social networks. The offer to be a part of dok.incubator came in 2019.