JURY FOR ONE- MINUTE FILMS
dr IVANA KRONJA
Born in 1970 in Belgrade. Culture, media and film theorist and film critic. Master’s degree and doctorate (2010) in filmology at FDU, University of Arts in Belgrade. OSI/FCO Doctoral Research Fellow at Oxford University, UK (2002-03). Since 2003, professor at OUD BAPUSS, Belgrade. She is the author of the monograph: Deadly Splendor: Mass Psychology and Aesthetics of Turbofolk (2001) and Aesthetics of Avant-Garde and Experimental Film: Body, Gender, Identity. Europe-USA-Serbia (FCS, 2020), a large number of scientific works on media and film and film reviews published in the country and abroad. Member of the association of film critics Fipresci – Serbia. Collaborator of the Slovenian Film Days in Belgrade and Serbia since its inception, co-selector and member of the jury at several film and theater festivals in the country and the region.
Born in 1967, graduated from De Vrije Academie (Audio-visual Dept.) in Den Haag. Professionally works as a freelance director for TV and various productions since 1993. He is into experimental film, video and sound processing since 1988. He has also initiated and organized several film programmes and presentations (Reference to Difference, Videodrome TV edition, 25 FPS International Experimental Film Festival).
Born in 1965. Writer, publicist, and also a founder and artistic director of the international animation festival ANIMANIMA in Čačak. Milen is author of a film study The Day Miles Davis Disappeared: Jazz and Film Narration (2016) and two books on animated film, The Art of Exaggeration: Notes from a Spectator (2014) and The Last Turn At Albuquerque (2022). He was an editor of special edition of the “Gradac” magazine (2012) dedicated to jazz. Milen was a member of the different juries on several European animation festivals, and his multimedia lecture Jazz and Animated Film was presented at animated film festivals in Serbia, Slovenia, Romania, Slovakia, Portugal and Spain. Milen works at the Cultural Centre of Čačak as the editor of the Film Program.
JURY OF SHORTS FILMS “9413”
Born in Shawinigan, Canada. His films have won awards at festivals such as Semana de cine experimental de Madrid, Fesancor (Santiago, Chile), Stuttgart Filmwinter, Alternative Film Video Festival (Belgrade, Serbia), Winnipeg Underground Film Festival and flEXiff (Sydney, Australia) and have been shown in dozens festivals around the world, including IFF Rotterdam, VideoEx, Kurzfilm Hamburg and l’Alternativa Barcelona. He made over 25 short films and one feature titled Silver.