Head of Jury, Ukraine
Film critic and expert, documentary scriptwriter. Laureate of Aleksandr Dovzhenko State Prize, Feliks Sobolev prize and Viktor Demin prize. Author of books on national cinema culture development, numerous articles and reviews. President of Ukrainian Film Critics Association. Chairman of Ukrainian Association of Cinematographers.
Born in Kyrgyzstan, graduated from Department of Film Studies at All-Russian State University of Cinematography. She is leading specialist on international relations and film promotion of Department of Cinematography of Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic. NETPAC member, FIPRESCI member. Author of many publications and articles and statements about Kyrgyz film published in Kyrgyzstan, CIS and abroad.
Journalist, film critic. Deputy Director of Public Relations and member of selection committee of Moscow IFF. Worked in “Ogoniok” and “TVrevue” magazines, weekly paper “Inostranets”. Editor-in-Chief of TV program “Kinescop with Petr Shepotinnik”. Editor-in-Chief and creative producer of films about Andrei Tarkovsky, Aleksei German, Aleksei Balabanov, etc.
Film critic, journalist, scriptwriter, lecturer in Literary-Art Critics at Belarusian State University. Editorin-chief of “Na ekranakh” magazine since 1993. Awarded Francysk Skaryna Medal for contribution to Belarusian culture and art (2013). Head of International press jury at Minsk IFF “Listapad” in 2000-2004, 2007, 2010, 2011.