Jury International Dokumentary Film

 

ELIZABETH RADSHAW (Jury President)

Elizabeth Radshaw began her career in the film industry in 2005 as the director of the Rooftop Short Film Festival in Montreal. Today, Radshaw concentrates on the financing of documentary films, for which, among other things, she has created the crowd-funding site ‘Doc Ignite’. She is also the director of the Toronto Documentary Forum and curates conferences, workshops and the film-financing events Hot Docs Forum and Hot Docs Deal Maker at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto.

ILIAN METEV

Ilian Metev was born 1981 in Sofia. He began a career as a concert violinist before discovering his passion for film. He studied visual arts in London and later graduated with a master’s in documentary filmmaking from Bulgaria’s film school. Metev’s documentary feature debut SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE premiered in the “Semaine de la Critique” section at Cannes, won the main award at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and screened in the ZFF’s International Documentary Film Competition. The young filmmaker currently commutes between Sofia and Oxford.

EUGENE PANJI

Eugene Panji was born in Indonesia and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Jakarta Institute of Arts. His career in the film industry began with the production of music videos and ad films. Ten years later, Panji took the leap into feature film with CITA CITAKU SETINGGI TANAH. The film was made using an amateur crew and cast within the framework of a creative social responsibility programme in Jakarta. Panji is also regularly involved in workshops at universities and other institutions.

GABRIEL MASCARO

Recife born filmmaker Gabriel Mascaro has directed four feature length documentaries (KFZ-1348 (2008), HIGH RISE (2009), DEFIANT BRASILIA (2010) and DOMESTICA (2012) that have circulated in major festivals around the world, such as IDFA, Rotterdam, BAFICI and Visions du Réel. His work reflects on the negotiation of power relationships in their most diverse forms. Spanning cinema and the visual arts, his work has also been shown at Contemporary Art Museums. Mascaro is a founder oft the production company Desvia. He is currently working on his first narrative feature film project.