CHAIRMAN OF THE JURY
Roger Worrod (*1939) Switzerland
Graduated from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London). As an actor, was ‘Bruder’ in Ken Russell’s award-winning masterpiece: “Song of Summer”; as a director-writer-narrator, made 4 documentaries about Malta. As a dubber, provided voices for Gian-Maria Volontè, Bud Spencer and Fabio Testi among many others; as a writer-narrator has worked on nearly 3,000 audio-visual productions.
Ovidiu Dumitrana (*1970) Romania
He gained remarkable experience and results in the field of audio-video productions in TV Oltenia (documentary, artistic, presentation films). He produced over 70 films on local and national TV channels and was awarded over 20 national and international prizes. Presently he is a film producer and a PR and mass-media expert for EU funded projects. Several years worked for the Romanian government as a PR and mass media expert.
Elena Romanato (*1967) Italy
Graduated Faculty of Public Relations and Faculty of Political Science in Milan, is a freelancer journalist. She’s been working at Millecanali Magazine – monthly magazine about radio, tvs and broadcast – since 1996. She was editor in chief of Computer Arts – Future Media Italy, wrote for the magazine Eurosat; currently she works for the newspaper La Stampa and Millecanali.
Akın Ülkü Sevinç (*1970) Turkey
He was born in Izmit. He works in many local, national and international cultures and art projects. He has been manging Art Nicomedia Culture and Art Association since 2011 as president. He produced 5 fiction and 2 documentary films which were screened at international short film festivals. Since 2014, he has organized national and international short film festivals.
Haluk Arda Oskay (*1981) Turkey
Born in 1981, Ankara. He received her BA from the Department of Photography at Kocaeli University, Faculty of Fine Arts. He received his MA degree from Kocaeli University, Institute of Social Sciences, Public Relations and Publicity Department. Proficiency in Art: Kocaeli University Institute of Social Sciences Plastic Arts. Kocaeli University Faculty of Fine Arts Lecturer. He continues academic studies by joining many national and international art events under her full title of member.
Korhan Günay (*1973) Turkey
He was born in 1973 in Istanbul. He graduated from Mimar Sinan University Cinema-TV department. (1997-2002) He completed his master's degree at Marmara University Cinema-TV Department (2003-2005). Since 2008, he has realized many projects as a film director, script writer and general coordinator.
Darko Kovič (*1969) Serbia
Graduated from Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade Profesional experience: Film & TV Production KRUG- Technical Director; City Council of Niš – Media promotions designer; Radio Television Serbia and Television of Niš – cameraman and picture designer, author of many distinctive short and documentary films, TV serials, media campaigns, promotional films and music spots.
PRE-SELECTION JURY MEMBERS
Onur Doğan, Turkey
He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Radio, TV and Cinema. He has worked as director and director in many productions until today. He wrote and directed C.O.D. (2017) and The Rejected (2019). His work continues by shooting short films and music videos.
Meral Özdemir, Turkey
She was born in Gaziantep. She graduated from The University of Harran, the academy of Radio and Broadcast in 2006. She won the university of Istanbul Kültür, Art and Design Faculty, the design of Communication and cinema Department with a full scholarship in 2009. She is currently a master's degree student at University of Akdeniz, Fine Arts Institute, Academy of Art and design.
Hüseyin Urçuk, Turkey
Since 1998, he has been actively involved in theater. Between 2012 and 2014, he graduated from the Photography and Videography department of Anadolu University and he started to work in Kibele Art House as a photographer. He won awards in many festivals in Turkey and abroad with his experimental short film ENTROPİ, He is currently studying at Istanbul University Faculty of Communication Department of Radio, Television and Cinema.
Çağatay Çelikbaş, Turkey
He graduated in Ege University Communication faculty the department of Radio, Television and Cinema. He has worked on fiction, documentary, promotional film and photography. His documentary films “Actor” and “Hidden Heaven” were finalists and won awards in many national and international festivals. He is a member of the Short Film Directors' Association.
Marija Milijic, Serbia
Marija Milijic was born in Nis, Serbia. In 1998, she graduated from the University of Prishtina, Department of Psychology. Between 1999 and 2001, she was the director of the news program at Serbian state television RTS. From 2002 to 2015 he was a documentary writer on Radio Television Of Kosovo (RTK). She has held workshops at various international short film festivals. She still works as an editor and presenter at NTV channel.
Ayça Seymenoğlu, Turkey
She graduated from Sabiha Gökçen Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School Radio-Television / Graphic-Animation department in 2014. In the same year, he had 1-year internship at M.A.R.K.A Advertising Agency. In 2018, she graduated from Yalova University, Faculty of Art and Design / Communication Arts department with first degree. Ayça Seymenoğlu, who has worked at Maltepe University, has directed several short films and has won many national and international awards.
Serkan Uzunyol, Turkey
In 2012, he won Ege University Radio and Cinema Television department. He is still studying here. In 2017, he was awarded with a stop motion named 2 + 2 and the animation scenario called Fleas and People and received an award from Türsak Cinema of Future. He produced his first fiction/experimental film Ramazan Strike with the award of the animated film Timşel with the Gençdes project of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Short film toured the festival, a total of more than 50 in Turkey, and has won several awards.
Alp Özkardeş, Turkey
Visual designer, art photographer, independent film producer and director. With his short films and documentaries that he directed so far, he achieved many different achievements. His detailed resume, achievements, works and references can be viewed on the his personal web page http://alpozkardes.com.