Poroty 2019

Juries Composition

International Jury for Feature Length Live Action and Animated Films

Sonja Prosenc

Loreta Gandolfi

Aija Berzina

Christian Vit

Denis Mujovic

International Jury for Documentaries

Grit Lemke

Nino Kirtzaide

Miguel Ribeiro

International Jury for TV and Internet Production

Marie Elisa Scheidt

Kresimir Zubcic

Daniela Masciale

International Jury for Short Students Movies

Michaela Sabo

Isoma Admetla

Magdalena Banasik

The Selectors of Competition Films

Peter Badač

David Brabec

Pavlína Kalandrová

Lenka Tyrpáková

Pavel Smejkal

Daniel Vadocký

Eva Veruňková Košařová

Student Jury for Feature Length Live Action and Animated Film

Simona Markovcová - předsedkyně poroty

Sociální a kulturní antropologie

 

Jan Pokorný

Podniková ekonomika a management

 

Petr Bergl

Český a anglický jazyk se zaměřením na vzdělávání

 

František Vaněk

Cizí jazyky pro komerční praxi v kombinaci angličtina

 

Jan Novák

Teorie a filozofie komunikace

Student Jury for Documentaries

Ondřej Mach- předseda poroty

Právo a právní věda

 

Katarina Sanchezová

Sociální a kulturní antropolohgie

 

Jolana Anna Hošková

Sociální a kulturní antropologie

Student Fury for TV and Internet Production

David Ženíšek - předsedkyně poroty

Průmyslové inženýrství a management

 

Adéla Lachoutová

Socální a kulturní antropologie

 

David Hron

Počítačové modelování

Jury Introduction

Sonja Prosenc

Tomasz Wasilewski

After graduating from university, the Slovenian director Sonja Prosenc was selected for the prestigious Berlinale Talents and Torino Film Lab. Her feature debut, The Tree, was praised by film critics, won several awards, and was Slovenia's candidate for the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film in 2016. Her second feature film, History of Love, was made in international co-production with the support of Eurimage, and premiered in the Main Competition of last year's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The film also won awards in two categories at the Slovene Film Festival and was selected for the Breakout section at Slamdance Film Festival.

Loreta Gandolfi

Frank L. Stavik

Loreta Gandolfi got her PhD in Film Studies at the Royal Holloway, University of London. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the representation of infidelity in the French New Wave cinema, with an emphasis on the films by François Truffaut and Eric Rohmer. She currently teaches at the Film Studies Department at the University of Cambridge, with lectures focusing on the history of European as well as world cinema. She is preparing a book based on her doctoral thesis, and a documentary about Pier Paolo Pasolini's documentary practice. Loreta Gandolfi also works in the field of film festivals as a programmer and programming consultant. She is the founder and artistic director of Britain's first film festival focusing on Austrian cinema.

Aija Brezina

Aija Brezina

Aija Brezina started out in film as Assistant Director back in 2001, having had her education in European Film College in Ebeltoft, Denmark, and the Latvian Academy of Culture in Riga. Her first film as producer was the daring documentary by Ivars Zviedris – “Documentarian” (VFS Films, 2012) which was awarded Latvia’s national award for the best film and premiered at Dok Leipzig. Her next – and the first from TASSE FILM founded by herself and producer Alise Gelze – Renars Vimba feature fiction “Mellow Mud” (2016). Premiered at the Berlinale, it won a Crystal Bear for best film in the Generation 14plus programm. Since 2014 Aija is also first chair the Film Council in Latvia, and since 2013 – president of the Film Producers Association of Latvia. In 2014 Aija founded the Riga International Film Festival.

Christian Vit

Christian Vit

European actor Christian Vit has been keen on acting since early age. He graduated in Public Relations from the IULM university in Milan, where he also started his professional acting career in 2001. In 2014, he moved to London where he got a role in the internationally successful Game of Thrones. His other distinctive roles include parts in the shows Incantesimo 9, The Job Lot, and Crossing Lines. He has also applied his talent in feature films.

Denis Mujović

Denis Mujović

Denis Mujović is a Dutch producer with roots in Pristina, Kosovo. In the Netherlands, he graduated in Business Administration, Photography and Video, and also Film Production. He is the founder and director of the Dutch film festival Eastern Neighbours, and he founded the Dutch Film Days platform in Vienna in 2016. Denis Mujović also works as a producer, he is the founder of the Utrecht-based New Ground Productions, and he focuses on both television and film projects. He has collaborated for example on the distinctive Dutch film Joy, road movie Meet Me in Venice, and TV show Bojimans TV.

Grit Lemke

Grit Lemke

Grit Lemke is a German programmer, curator, teacher and writer. She graduated in Literature, Ethnology, and has a PhD in Cultural Anthropology. She was the programme director of DOK Leipzig until 2017, and she is now the head of the German-Serbian programme section at Cottbus Film Festival. Apart from her numerous teaching, lecturing and programming activities, she is also a member of the German Federal Film Fund selection comittee, and she has been at the birth and development of numerous European film projects.

Nino Kirtadze

Nino Kirtadze

European Film Academy-award-winning director Nino Kirtadze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. She is one of the few Georgian directors who made her cinematic debut in France and quickly established herself as one of the leading documentary filmmakers in Europe. Her films deal with difficult and controversial subjects, placing the accent on the human drama and creating deep insightful human portraits. Kirtadze’s films have won international acclaim and numerous prestigious awards at festivals worldwide. The highlights include Best Director Prize at Sundance for « Durakovo-village of fools », the European Film Academy award for “Pipeline next door”, Germany’s top documentary award, the Adolf Grimme Gold, for “Chechen Lullaby” and the Cinema du Réel award for “Tell my friends that I’m dead”. Her film « Don’t breathe », premiered in Toronto IFF extends the borders of documentary and places this dark comedy on the edge of documentary and fiction. Nino Kirtadze is also a scriptwriter and actress. Her acting career started by the lead role in a “Chef in love”, a film by Nana Djordjadze, which was presented in Cannes and got nominated for an Oscar. Nino Kirtadze has worked with Peter Brook, Vittorio Gassman, Philippe Monnier, Jean-Pierre Ameris,, Claude Goretta, Jacques Perrin, Olivier Langlois. In the past Kirtadze has also worked as a war correspondent for AFP and for AP, covering the war in Chechnya and other armed conflicts in the région. Since 1997, Nino Kirtadze has lived in France. She collaborates on a regular basis with different national and international organisations as a consultant, jury, lecturer, and tutor.

Miguel Ribeiro

Miguel Ribeiro

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Miguel Ribeiro studied Science of Communication, in the New University of Lisbon. Since 2012, he is programmer and Programme Coordinator of Doclisboa - International Film Festival, one of the most established European film festivals which aims to question the present of film, bringing along its history and assuming cinema as a mode of freedom. He is currently part of the executive board of Apordoc - The Portuguese Documentary Association.

He is a former member of the artistic collective Rabbit Hole, an artistic platform and collective for creation, experimentation and curatorship. Through several collaborations, Miguel has developed a series of curatorial programmes between film, performance and visual arts and is a regular presence in panels, talks and festival juries. In 2016, he founded the production company Filmes do Asfalto.

Marie Elisa Scheidt

Marie Elisa Scheidt

Marie Elisa Scheidt is a documentary filmmaker born in Dresden and currently based in Munich, Germany. Her films have been screened and awarded at numerous major film festivals around the world. They frequently traverse the borderland between documentary and fiction and explore human relationships, the sensual and ineffable in the ordinary, weaving powerful stories about the place of individuals in a global society. Elisa studied documentary film at the University of Television and Film Munich as well as at the School of Image Arts Toronto (Ryerson University). OUR WILDEST DREAMS is her first feature documentary.

Krešimir Zubčić

Krešimir Zubčić

Krešimir Zubčić is a Croatian scriptwriter and editor. He graduated in sociology from the University of Zagreb. Over two and a half decades, he worked as a scriptwriter and editor at the Croatian television where he collaborated on numerous shows, and he was also the editor of acquisitions for ten years. As a sciptwriter, he has worked on many award-winning TV series such as Direct and City Folk, and he worked on the Briljanteen series as a script editor. Krešimir Zubčić has also been a member of many juries at film festivals focusing on animation and children production..

Daniela Masciale

Daniela Masciale

Daniela Masciale works as a consultant for film projects development and as a film producer, with over a decade of experience in the film industry. She graduated in Sociology, with a specialisation in Media Studies, from the Sapienza University of Rome. As a dramaturgist, consultant, and producer, she has collaborated on numerous blockbuster as well as low-budget European film projects, including for example The Best Offer by the Italian director Giuseppe Tronatore, and The First Light by director Vicenzo Marra.

Michaela Sabo

Michaela Sabo

Michaela studied at VŠMU (Slovakia), DAMU (Czech Republic) and UCLA (Los Angeles). In 2014, Michaela moved to Berlin to be part of a Serial-Eyes program. An intensive 8-month postgraduate course on TV writing and show running based in Berlin. Michaela found her network during the studies and is currently living in Berlin. Michaela was part of the EPI European TV Drama Series Lab in the year 2013.

 

Apart from her own work as a freelance writer and creative producer (five TV series already aired, several feature film and TV series projects in different stages of development or production) Michaela is also working as a pitching trainer (Sarajevo Film Festival, Serial Eyes – DFFB, Series Mania – Writers Campus, Midpoint workshops, Odessa International Film festival, Antalya Film Forum, Tallinn Black Nights, etc.).

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