Competition Program Jury – Short Film
Jury for the Competition Program – Short Film: Paz Lázaro, Mladen Miljanović and Paul Negoescu.
Program Manager at Berlinale Panorama (Spain, Germany)
Paz Lázaro holds degrees in Spanish and English philology, and sociology. She is the Panorama program manager, a member of the selection committee for competition program and the delegate for Spanish film of the Berlin International Film Festival. Since 2012, she is also an expert of the European Film Academy. Lázaro is a member of the Spanish Film Commission (ICAA) for young directors and international co-productions. She worked in production of numerous films, including features NÓMADAS (Spain, 2000), COSA DE BRUJAS (Spain, 2002) and SOBRE EL ARCOIRIS (Spain, 2003), as well as documentary FALLEN ANGEL: GRAM PARSONS (Germany, 2004). She also cooperated on theatrical productions of Constanza Macras’s Dorky Park Company (NO WONDER and SURE).
Mladen Miljanović holds a degree from the Banja Luka Arts Academy, Department of Painting, where he now works as a lecturer. His works have been displayed in numerous solo and collective exhibitions in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Europe and the World. Apart from regional exhibitions, Miljanović also exhibited his works in galleries and museums in the USA, Italy, Germany, Austria, France, United Kingdom, Holland, Russia, Poland and South Korea.
Miljanović received numerous awards for his work, including Henkel Art Award, Zvono award for the best young artist in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the award of the Banja Luka-based Museum of Contemporary Art of Republika Srpska for the best work in annual collective exhibition of students of the Banja Luka Arts Academy.
Paul Negoescu holds a degree in film directing from the National Film School in Romania. He directed several short films that have been awarded at a number of important international film festivals (including festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Sarajevo, Karlovy Vary and Rotterdam). He has been nominated for the European Film Academy award in 2009 and 2011. His first feature A MONTH IN THAILAND premiered in the International Critics’ Week program of the Venice Film Festival. The film received several awards including FIPRESCI Award at the International Film Festival in Sofia. Negoescu founded his own company for production of short, documentary and animated films. He is also the founder of Timishort Film Festival in Timisoara, Romania.