Jury Documentary Competition DE, AT, CH


MARKUS IMHOOF (Jury Präsident)

Born 1941 in Winterthur, director Markus Imhoof has been responsible for several of the most important productions in Swiss film history, including the Oscar-nominated feature film DAS BOOT IST VOLL. His large collection of accolades includes the Swiss Film Award, the German Film Award and a Berlinale Silver Bear. His documentary film MORE THAN HONEY went on to become the most successful Swiss film of 2012.


Sabine Gisiger was born in Zurich in 1959. Following her studies and dissertation in history, she went on to train as a TV journalist with Swiss national television. She has worked as a freelance documentary filmmaker since 1990, directing numerous award-winning cinema documentary films. In 2000, she attracted international attention and won the Swiss Film Award with her film DO IT. Gisiger has lectured at Zurich University of the Arts and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the field of documentary film since 2002.