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International Feature Film Competition


Gabrielle Tana (Jury President) 

British producer Gabrielle Tana is the founder of Magnolia Mae Films. She has produced PHILOMENA (2013) and THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (2013), both of which were Oscar-nominated. Other Magnolia Mae productions include Academy Award-winning THE DUCHESS (2008), CORIOLANUS (2011) and the documentary DANCER (2016). Most recently, Tana has produced THE WHITE CROW (2018), directed by Ralph Fiennes. It premiered at Telluride. MY ZOE, written and directed by Julie Delpy, is currently in post-production.

Ana Lily Amirpour 

American director and screenwriter Ana Lily Amirpour has been making films since the age of twelve. Her first feature film A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT (2014) premiered at Sundance and won numerous international awards, including the Carnet Jove Jury Award and Citizen Kane Award for Best Directorial Revelation at Sitges. Her second feature film THE BAD BATCH (2016) won the Special Jury Prize at Venice. Amirpour is currently working on the film BLOOD MOON.


Ann Hui 

Director and producer Ann Hui is one of Asia’s most renowned filmmakers. After studying at Hong Kong University, she graduated from the London Film School before working four years for TV. Since shooting her debut THE SECRET (1979), Hui has directed 26 feature films, including the multi-award-winning BOAT PEOPLE (1982), SUMMER SNOW (1995) and A SIMPLE LIFE. Her most recent film OUR TIME WILL COME (2017) garnered five Hong Kong Film Awards and is part of ZFF’s „Window“ section. 

Max Irons 

Max Irons is a renowned British actor. He recently played alongside Glenn Close in THE WIFE (2017) and starred in CROOKED HOUSE (2017). His filmography includes the internationally successful features RED RIDING HOOD (2011), THE HOST (2013), THE RIOT CLUB (2014) and WOMAN IN GOLD (2015), and such TV favourites as the BBC hit series THE WHITE QUEEN (2013). He currently stars in MGM’s new thriller series CONDOR, an adaptation of Sidney Pollack’s THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR.