Competition Programme Jury – Documentary Film
20th Sarajevo Film Festival Competition Programme - Documentary Film Jury members are:
Head of Open Doors, Co-production Lab, Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland)
Ananda Scepka is Head of Open Doors, the Festival del film Locarno’s Co-production Lab. Born in Switzerland, she graduated in philosophy and history in Paris, where she was in charge of the Cinema programme at the Heinrich Heine Cultural Center for two years. In 2006 she moved to Tel Aviv, where she ran the Very Short Film Festival for three years. During the same time she started a partnership with Future Shorts, the London-based short film label and collaborated with CoPro, the Israeli Documentary Screen Market. In 2009 she joined the Festival del film Locarno.
Director and producer (Italy)
Stefano Tealdi was born in Johannesburg in 1955. He studied Architecture in Torino. After graduating, he worked on film and TV at the Politecnico di Torino becoming Head of Production. In 1985, he established Stefilm one of the leading documentary film companies in Italy. He produces and directs one-off documentaries and documentary series. In 1992, he graduated at the MEDIA training course ‘EAVE - European Session’. He has directed all 17 editions of the annual Italian workshop Documentary in Europe. He chaired EDN (European Documentary Network) and is national co-ordinator for INPUT, Television in the Public Interest. He tutors film development and production at universities and master courses, and film pitching for organisations such as Biennale Cinema College, Cannes Film Market, Dubai Film Connection, Films de 3 Continents – Produire au Sud, Media Business School, Med Film Factory, Scuola Holden, TFL-Torino Film Lab, ZELIG Film School.