INTERNATIONAL MID-LENGTH FILM COMPETITION AND BALTIC SHORT FILM COMPETITION JURY
Animator and cartoonist from Kraków, Poland. Graduate of the Animation Department of the Polish Film School in Łódź. She has made four short films, a few
animated music videos and several short comics published around the world.
Her school film, “Pussy” won a lot of awards. Currently living in Wrocław and finishing her latest film.
Jukka-Pekka Laakso is the festival director of Tampere Film Festival. He has been involved with the selection and programming since 2000. As a festival director he shares the responsibility to strategic planning and programming with the co-director of the festival.
Jukka-Pekka Laakso acts also as the executive director for Pirkanmaa Film Centre a local film centre in Tampere. The film centre is a non-profit organisation that runs an art-house cinema, distributes films in Finland and works extensively with media education.
Jukka-Pekka Laakso is a member of European Film Academy.
Due to her personal interest in exploring human relationships through art she took up film studies in the Academy of Culture of Latvia. Her graduation film “My Father the Banker” – about a father/daughter relationship - received the Latvian National Cinema Award “Big Kristaps”. Her second film ''Solving My Mother'' was selected for IDFA First Appearance Competition in 2017, where it received the Special Jury Award.
Dīters Vičoreks (Dieter Wieczorek)
Fi-lo/zôfs (sic) un performances mākslinieks, neatkarīgs kino un laikmetīgās mākslas kritiķis dažādiem žurnāliem un avīzēm, Parīzes "Commission of Situation Creation" dibinātājs un Parīzes Starptautiskā audiovizuālās un kino mākslas festivāla “Signes de Nuit” vadītājs.
Pats rada instalācijas un performances. 1999. gadā viņš dibināja “Commission of Situation creation” – starptautisku radošuma tīklu, kura uzdevums ir radīt neparastas situācijas publiskajā telpā. Iedvesmojies no Alternatīvā kino (“Cinéma de difference”), 2003. gadā Dīters dibināja Parīzes Starptautisko audiovizuālās un kino mākslas festivālu “Signes de Nuit” (“Nakts zīmes”).