Head of Jury, Belarus
Graduated from the faculty of journalism of BSU and from the department of film studies of VGIK. Head of the department of literary and art criticism of the Institute of Journalism of BSU. Holds a PhD in philology, associate professor. Film critic. Author of two books on the MIFF “Listapad”.
Producer, head of the documentary department of “Saxonia Entertainment”, and one of Europe’s leading experts on Russia, the former Eastern bloc, and their audiovisual markets. Since 2005 has been working as the “German Films” Eastern Europe representative.
The certified marketing and advertising expert studied Slavic studies, journalism and communication sciences at the University of Vienna. Has worked as a manager for several international companies and as a journalist for various Austrian and Polish media. Founder of the International LET’S CEE Film Festival in Vienna.