Observer Jury 2016 

Meet the Jury of Observer competition 2016 


Maxim Efros

Born in 1980 in Leningrad (Russia). Graduated the St.-Petersburg University of Cinema and TV. Department of cinematography, E.A.Rozovsky's course.
Since 2000 I film feature and documentary films, commercials and music videos.
At present time: Director of photography at production studio.

Edgar Bartenev

Edgar Bartenev (Russia) was born on 23.08.1966 in Kazan. Studied script writing in VGIK (workshop of O.A. Aguishev and V.V. Tuliakova), Moscow. In 2001 graduated from Higher Courses of script writers and directors, Moscow (Alexey German’sand Svetlana Karmalita’s workshop).
Filmography: «Garden beds»; «Waltz», 2001; «Odya», 2003; «Yaptik-Hasse», 2006.


Vladimir Nepevny

Director, screenwriter, editor, archives researcher.
Lecturer at St. Petersburg University of Film and Television.
Born in Odessa, documentary filmmaker Vladimir Nepevnyi graduated from the University of Odessa in mechanical engineering and mathematics in 1989, and from the St. Petersburg Theatre Academy in 1997.
Author of more than 30 documentary movie about famous writers, painters, musicians and etc.
Nominated at many international festivals.