Alissa Simon 

Alissa Simon je mednarodno uveljavljena filmska kritičarka spletnega medija Variety, ki deluje tudi kot programska sodelavka festivala Palm Springs International Film Festival. Kot članica žirije je sodelovala na številnih največjih filmskih festivalih, med katerimi gre izpostaviti predvsem Venice Film Festival 2013, Göteborg International Film Festival 2012, 67th Cannes Film Festival 2014, Toronto International Film Festival 2015 in Cannes International Film Festival 2017.

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Alissa Simon reviews films for the American trade magazine Variety and is senior programmer for the Palm Springs International Film Festival. As a jury member, she participated in many of the prestige film festivals, such as Venice Film Festival 2013, Göteborg International Film Festival 2012, 67th Cannes Film Festival 2014, Toronto International Film Festival 2015 and Cannes International Film Festival 2017.

 

Jugoslav Pantelić 

Jugoslav Pantelić je direktor jugoslovanske kinoteke in umetniški direktor FEST-a – Mednarodnega filmskega festivala v Beogradu. V preteklosti je delal kot novinar, filmski kritik in urednik filmskega programa, deloval pa je tudi kot izvršni direktor televizijskega studia, za katerega je pripravljal ekskluzivne intervjuje z najodmevnejšimi domačimi in mednarodnimi filmskimi avtorji.

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Jugoslav Pantelić is director of Yugoslavian Cinematheque and artistic director of FEST – Belgrade International Film Festival. Moreover, he is a journalist and author of major exclusive television interviews done with important international and local names from the film circles.

 

Fridrik Thor Fridriksson 

Fridrik Thor Fridriksson je svojo filmsko kariero začel v zgodnjih osemdesetih letih s serijo eksperimentalnih in dokumentarnih filmov. Leta 1987 je ustanovil The Icelandic Film Corporation, ki je postala najpomembnejša islandska filmska produkcijska hiša. Fridrikssonov mednarodni uspehi so podjetju omogočili sodelovanje z mednarodnimi koprodukcijskimi partnerji, kamor spadajo predvsem redne kolaboracije s produkcijsko hišo Zentropa, pod katero deluje Lars von Trier in American Zoetrope, ki jo vodi Francisa Forda Coppole. Njegov film Children of Nature (1991) si je leta 1992 prislužil nominacijo za oskarja za najboljši tujejezični film.

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Fridrik Thor Fridriksson started his film making carrier with a series of experimental films and documentaries in the early 1980s. In 1987, he founded The Icelandic Film Corporation, which has become Iceland’s most important production company, producing Fridrikssons films as well as working with other Icelandic directors and producers. Through Fridriksson’s international reputation the company has built a network of internationally well-established co-production partner companies, including Lars von Triers Zentropa and most recently, Francis Ford Coppola’s American Zoetrope. As a director, Fridriksson gained international recognition and critical acclaim with his second feature Children of Nature (1991) which was nominated for an Oscar as Best Foreign Language Film.