The Short Film Competition of the 11th Jameson Cinefest has a really impressive international jury.

Alfredo MAYO

The eminent Spanish cinematographer Alfredo Mayo has a broad audiovisual experience working on more than hundred-eighty full length films, seventy-two of them as Director of Photography. He worked with Pedro Almodóvar (Kika, High Heels), Carlos Saura, José Giovanni etc. and winner of numerous prizes, including the Goya (the Spanish Oscar) for the Best Cinematographer for the 1991 movie Las cartas de Alau.

Sandeep MARWAH

India’s leading film producer, founder and promoter of Noida Film City. President of the renowned Marwah Studios & Asian Academy of Film& Television. Made 4500 tv-programs, more than 100 feature films and 5000 training films. He has trained more than 12000 media professionals and is the recipient of many national and international awards.

Olivier GÉRARD

Trained as a lawyer, but became a filmmaker. Olivier Gérard was assistant director to Orson Welles (The Immortal Story), Louis Malle (Zazie in the Metro), Jacques Deray (Borsalino), Philippe De Broca (L’homme de Rio), Francois Girard (The Red Violin), Jean- Paul Rappeneau (Life in the Castle), Géza Radványi (Angel on the Earth) etc. Directed more than forty programs, documentaries, magazines for different television channels and published four novels. Lives in Paris.

PAP Ferenc

The Hungarian cinematographer, Ferenc Pap is a key figure of the artistic movement of the 1970s, the “Budapest School” and worked with the greatest directors of the country. He photographed such legendary movies as Family Nest (Családi tűzfészek), The Prefab People (Panelkapcsolat), Autumn Almanac (Őszi almanach), The Outsider (Szabadgyalog) and Macbeth, all by Béla Tarr, Film Novel (Filmregény) by István Dárday and Györgyi Szalay, Koportos by Lívia Gyarmathy, Laura by Géza Böszörményi, A Sensitive Story (Fényérzékeny törénet) by Pál Erdőss etc. Winner of several prizes, including the Béla Balázs Prize.

Jan SCHULZ-OJALA

Born 1953 in Baden-Baden, Germany. Works as film critic and cultural editor for the Berlin based newspaper Der Tagesspiegel. After studying German and French Literature in Berlin and Freiburg im Breisgau, he joined the staff of Tagesspiegel, writing about literature, theatre, cultural policy and – since many years – mostly about film. He teaches film criticism and has been selected to several film festival juries.

Fernanda SILVA

Portugese festival organizer, director of the Fesroia Film Festival. Member of the Board of the Administration of CICAE and member of the European Film Academy. Fernanda was the president of the Ljubljana International Film Festival ansd served as jury member in festivals from Brazil to India and from Karlovy Vary to San Sebastian.

LAKATOS Róbert

Director. He studied cinematography in Poland at the Lodz Film School and film directing in Bucharest at the Hyperion University. He made his documentary-feature-experimantal films (Bahrtalo!, Land of Silence, Ördögtérgye) with the Budapest Inforg Studio and won numerous awards worldwide. Lives in Cluj, Romania (Kolozsvár). Professor of the Sapientia University, president of the Hungarian Film Society of Transylvania and vice president of the Argo Audiovisual Society, where Róbert also works as producer.

Oliver STANGL

Austrian documentary filmmaker and journalist, lives and works in Vienna. His debut film Fatsy – The Last Cowboy of Austria portrayed the owner of a Wild West Museum in the Austrian province. His first feature length documentary Es muss was geben an oral history film about the underground music scene, was the opening film of Crossing Europe Film Festival in 2010, hit Austrian cinemas in 2011 and was shown at several European festivals. Oliver also works as a film critic for ray filmmagazin.

Anu-Laura TUTTELBERG

Anu-Laura Tuttelberg is a prominent representative of the world famous Estonian animation. She studied at the Estonian Academy of Arts and made her first animation Fly Mill, a puppet film as a graduation film. Fly Mill had a great festival career around the world (including Jameson CineFest in 2012) and won twenty prizes. Anu-Laura’s first film after graduation, the short animation On The Other Side Of The Woods will premiere in 2014. She has made set designs for short stop motion animations, such as The Lemonade Tale in Nukufilm studio in Estonia and It’s About Time in Atomart studio in Latvia, too.