Jury 2019 

Miquel Martí Freixas



Miquel Martí Freixas
Film programmer, teacher and columnist. Doc film scouter.

Specialized in documentary film and contemporary cinema, my practice focuses on the construction of public and the creation of cultural events that connect with citizens. Programmer at the DocumentaMadrid festival, at the forum Corte Final (Madrid), monthly doc programmer at Zumzeig Cinema (Barcelona), teacher in ESCAC Film School as a guest professor and collaborator in various written media. Creator and director of the monthly online magazine Blogs&Docs (blogsandocs.com, 2006-2013).

Wouter Jansen

Wouter Jansen worked as the head of programming at the Oscar Qualifying Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen during the first 10 editions. In 2013 he started the festival strategy and distribution company Some Shorts which specializes in visually powerful and daring short films (all genres) and feature documentaries. With Some Shorts Wouter tries to support upcoming talented film makers and promote their films internationally. This has resulted in a small catalogue of films premiering at prestigious festivals and winning multiple awards over the last few years like Academy Awards, the European Film Award and main prizes at Cannes, Berlin, Locarno and Clermont-Ferrand.

Tamara Larina

Tamara Larina - curator, art critic, photographer. Born in Moscow. She graduated from the Russian State Humanitarian University, Department of Art History. She worked as art director of a photo studio, photo editor of book publishers. In 2004 she moved to St. Petersburg, where she began working as a creative director of the Bereg International Center for the Arts. The Center carried out a number of major cultural projects in St. Petersburg: the International Festival of Non-Verbal Theaters VERTICAL, tours of the leading Japanese masters of Buto; International Festival of Indian Cinema and Culture OPEN INDIA, National Cinema Week of Latin America, etc.

In 2005, she took part in the birth of the International Short Film and Animation Festival OPEN CINEMA, which won authority and fame for its innovation in content and form. For a long time OPEN CINEMA was the largest open-air film festival in the country (held in the territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress). Since 2015, she has been promoting the International Documentary Film Festival ARTDOCFEST in St. Petersburg.

Published in the city and federal media: "NEW GAZETTE", IA REGNUM, "Petersburg Diary". Collaborated with the publications "Expert", "Radio Liberty". She writes about cinema and theater. Engaged in author and documentary photography (street, portrait, storytelling). Photo reports were published in the magazines "Expert", "Russian Reporter". Participated in photo exhibitions in Moscow and St. Petersburg.