Head of Jury, Ukraine
Co-founder of Odessa International Film Festival, Children Kinofest and Kyiv Critics Week; head of ARTHOUSE TRAFFIC film company; distributor and producer. As a producer, he made 6 feature films and over 40 shorts.
Sveta Ben (1975) is a poet, musician, actress and theatre director. Graduated from the Belarusian State Academy of Arts in 2005. Staged performances for children in puppet theatres in Minsk, Viciebsk, Mahilou, Yekaterinburg, Petersburg. The director of the auteur theatre “Kartonka”.
Julia opened an arthouse cinema while studying film, roman languages and business. Since 2006 she has been working at the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum in Frankfurt. In 2017 she became head of LUCAS – International Festival for Young Film Lovers.