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International Competition Jury

Antonio Vigilante Antonio Vigilante International Competition Jury

Antonio Vigilante is Senior Advisor at the Millenium Festival. He has been working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1981 and has been a United Nations (UN) Representative in Bolivia, Bulgaria, Egypt and Liberia. He also served the UN in Ethiopia, Barbados, Honduras and New York. He has been the director of the UN and UNDP office in Brussels from 2006 to 2014.

Ton van Zantvoort Ton van Zantvoort

Ton van Zantvoort (Heesch, 1979) is a director, cameraman and editor, whose work has been shown at renowned A film festivals. He has won more than a dozen international awards for, among other things, best directing, best camera and best editing. His films have been broadcast worldwide on VPRO, ARTE/ZDF, Al Jazeera and others.

Inès Rabadán Inès Rabadán

Inès Rabadán lives and works in Brussels. After a master's degree in philology at the ULB, she studied directing at the IAD. She writes and directs fiction films and documentaries. She is also a coach for film projects, and a teacher in Arts (ERG, Brussels). Inès Rabadán's films have been broadcast on Arte, Canal + F, RTBf, TSR, RAI, they have been screened at the Pompidou Center, Bozar, DocLeipzig, Buenos Aires FF, FIFF Namur, Vancouver ...
Her work has been awarded in Clermont-Ferrand, Chicago Film Festival, Grenoble, Brussels, Docs in short Lyon, Étoile de la Scam…

Ana Martinez Alonso Ana Martinez Alonso

Born in France of Spanish parents, Ana has been living in Brussels for more than 30 years. After working in Spain in the private sector, Ana started her career in the audiovisual department of the European Commission when Spain joined the EU in 1986. Committed and curious, she quickly joined the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation. There she will be involved in field work, among other things. In recent years, she has been responsible for organising development events. 

Norah Mc Gettigan Norah Mc Gettigan

Norah is a screenwriter/director and has been teaching screenwriting at the Polish National Film school since 2015. A graduate in film directing (MA) from the Polish National Film School. A university of Ulster, (Northern Ireland), graduate in theatre studies (BA).
Norah is presently developing her second feature film project.
Her filmography includes Sanctuary, which has been nominated for Best Film at The British Independent Film Award 2013, A Song For Rebecca and the Water Fight both in Cinefondation competition at Cannes Film Festival as well as What it’s like to be my mother. Norah is also a musician and dancer, specializing in West African music.

International Short Films Competition Jury

Effi Weiss Effi Weiss

Effi Weiss and Amir Borenstein are a duo of artists who have been working together since 1999. Visual artists, their work crosses different disciplines such as video, installations and participatory projects. Their work is shown in museums, contemporary art centres and festivals. Apart from their joint projects, they also collaborate with other artists as editors, image takers and visual effects creators. Finally, they lead workshops with wide audiences all around the world.

Amir Borenstein Amir Borenstein

Effi Weiss and Amir Borenstein are a duo of artists who have been working together since 1999. Visual artists, their work crosses different disciplines such as video, installations and participatory projects. Their work is shown in museums, contemporary art centres and festivals. Apart from their joint projects, they also collaborate with other artists as editors, image takers and visual effects creators. Finally, they lead workshops with wide audiences all around the world.

Maša Marković Maša Marković

Maša Marković graduated from the Faculty of Arts at the Charles University in Prague (Aesthetics). She has extensive knowledge of the European documentary scene and has been coordinating the international documentary training programme with the focus on Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. With over ten years of experience in dedicated matchmaking, Maša is extremely devoted and attentive to the needs of each particular project - both fiction and documentary. 

Maša is a long term team member of the CineLink Industry Days (Sarajevo Film Festival's industry platform) and for several years she worked as a Meeting Coordinator. Upon her return from Prague in 2015, where she worked at the Ex Oriente Film (organized by the Institute of Documentary Film), she became the Sarajevo Film Festival Industry Coordinator. Apart from her work at the CineLink, Maša has also been organizing meetings and matchmaking at numerous other festivals and events (When East Meets West, Ties That Bind, East Doc Platform, Connecting Cottbus and others).

From 2017 Maša manages and curates Sarajevo Film Festival's non-competition section called Dealing with the Past and currently holds the position of CineLink Manager. She also serves as a consultant and a board member of Circle - a documentary incubator for female filmmakers (training organization established in 2018). 

Jury of the Belgian Critique

Emmanuelle Bonmariage Emmanuelle Bonmariage

Emmanuelle Bonmariage oscillates between cinema and theatre. Trained as an actress, she has worked in the so-called "young audience" sector and co-wrote two short films, Les Provisions and Contre sens. She has also adapted the dialogues of the cartoon Couleur de peau miel with Laurent Brandenbourger. She is continuing this writing work with him for Si je t'attrape je tue, a feature-length docu-drama currently in progress.

Bertrand Gevart Bertrand Gevart

Trained at the University of Lille in film studies and at the IAD in screenwriting, Bertrand Gevart has been a member of the Union of Belgian Film Press (UPCB) since 2018 and a cultural journalist for Cinergie. He is interested in documentary cinema which deals with issues of film writing in the first person.

Adrien Corbeel Adrien Corbeel

A graduate in film writing and analysis from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Adrien Corbeel is a freelance journalist who writes for RTBF Culture, Cinergie and Karoo. He has been a member of the Belgian Film Press Union since 2018.

Céline Gautier Céline Gautier

Freelance journalist, novelist by training, co-founder of Médor, member of the Council of Ethics, she is interested in social issues, particularly mobility and gender issues.