Dunja Bialas was born in Munich and studied literature in Munich, Germany, and Paris, France. She is director and curator of Underdox, and has been the editor of the online film magazine artechock since 2000. From 2002 to 2013 she was a member of the advisory board for the international documentary film festival of Munich, Dok.Fest. She currently serves as a jury member of various international film festivals. Together with Bernd Brehmer she founded Underdox in 2006. Since 2013 she has been a member of the executive committee of the Association of German Film Critics and has written reviews for various magazines and film institutes including Tagesspiegel, Filmdienst, Filmmuseum Munich, and Film Archive Austria. In 2014 she founded Videodox, the video art section of Underdox. She lives in Munich.