Председатель жюри, Канада
Produced and directed 15 independent short films while working as a journalist and film critic from 1995 until 2005. His first feature film LES ÉTATS NORDIQUES was awarded Golden Leopard at Locarno IFF. VIC+FLO SAW A BEAR won a Silver Bear at Berlinale.
Member of the San Sebastian Film Festival Selection Committee. In charge of the film programming at Cineteca theatre in Madrid. Professor of Audiovisual Communication at the Carlos III University. Taught at the Madrid Film School, Spanish universities.
Film and theatre actress. Graduated from Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy. The first Lithuanian actress named as one of the European Shooting Stars. Worked in Lithuanian, Russian and English-language films.