JURY

Gideon Kouts

Gideon Kouts

Head of Jury, France

Film critic, journalist, broadcaster, writer, researcher. Member of FIPRESCI juries at major IFFs. Vice-President of the French Union of Cinema Journalists, Honorary President of the Foreign Press Association, Professor of Communications at Paris 8 University.
Lucy Virgen

Lucy Virgen

Mexico

Journalist, film critic and programmer. Has written for several magazines, works extensively in radio. Founding editor of “The Thinking Eye”. Former artistic director of the Guadalajara IFF. Works with several film institutions in Latin America.
Maksim Kaziuchits

Maksim Kaziuchits

Russia

Film critic, journalist, PhD (philosophy), researcher (VGIK), FIPRESCI and IFJ member. His research activity covers film and media, TV, philosophy of culture, contemporary art. Cooperates with “Iskustvo Kino”, “Telekinet”, “Kinovedcheskie Zapiski”, etc.
Nino Kovačić

Nino Kovačić

Croatia

Freelance author, film critic, journalist, festival collaborator (Zagreb IFF, ZagrebDox IDFF, Animafest). Cooperates with several magazines, websites and national radio programs. Regularly reports from various IFFs. Contributor to NISI MASA publications.
Hanna Yafremenka

Hanna Yafremenka

Belarus

Journalist, movie reviewer. Graduated from the Faculty of Journalism, BSU, where she studied international journalism and political science. Works as an editor at AFISHA.TUT.BY. Author of hundreds of reviews for Belarusian and Russian print and online media.