Jury -> International Competition

Roswitha Schreiner, born in 1965, attended acting school under the tutelage of Professor Erika Danhoff. She has appeared on stage at the Tribüne Berlin (including in Berlin Alexanderplatz , adapted from the Alfred Döblin novel). Her film Rendez-vous (1998) received the Friedrich Murnau Award, and she has appeared in numerous television productions, including Tatort and Liebling Kreuzberg . The latter was awarded the Golden Lion for Best Television Series.



Tommaso Mottola

Tommaso Mottola In his early twenties Mottola entered the film career as assistant to Marco Ferreri and Milos Forman. In mid-eighties he founded Spectre Film and produced commercials and award-winning documentaries. His debut as film director was in 1992 with The floating island . In 1994 he was co-founder of Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival, which he has been directing since 1999. He has been an Efa member since 2001, and currently promotes films and cultural projects in Italy and abroad.


Born in 1970, one of the best French wine years… After studying communication, he went on a year-long world trip, writing articles and shooting photographs on the subject of street life.
In 1998, he began working in an art house cinema as the assistant director and organiser of the short film festival Fenêtres sur Courts.
Since 2001 he has been working as a film programmer at L’Agence du court métrage in Paris, where he is in charge of international distribution. He also works as an editor and critic for the short film magazine Bref. In 2006 and 2007, he took 6 months off take a lonely motorbike tour of Patagonia, South America, and shot a documentary movie : Yamana, Back to Patagonia (2007, Béta NUM, 70 mn). He is also the director and editor of an experimental short film : Et…Carreteras (2008, HDV, 10 mn).
He is currently planning a 2-year sidecar trip from Paris to Mongolia for his next documentary film.



Rolf Giesen

Rolf Giesen was born in Moers in 1953. He studied social sciences, psychology and history at the FU Berlin. He has published numerous film books, including the "Lexikon des Trick- und Animationsfilms", and is active as a curator for the Deutsche Kinemathek, Museum for Film and Television. He has worked as a consultant and screenwriter on a number of television series and animation films, including Lauras Stern and Der Kleine Eisbär 2 . Dr. Giesen lectures at the German Film School for Digital Prodution .


Sergio Barrejón, Spanish writer-director, was born in Madrid 1973. After studying communications at Complutense University of Madrid, he directed music-oriented programming and documentaries for Canal Plus (Spain). Barrejón's work in film includes Eramos Pocos (One Too Many), a collaboration with the director Borja Cobeaga which earned them over 70 awards around the world, including an Oscar® nomination for Best Live Action Shortfilm.




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