Jury of the Competition Programme - Short Film 2018
Konstantina Kotzamani graduated from the Film Department after completing her Degree in Pharmacy. Her short movies have premiered in major festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, Locarno and have received numerous international awards. For her short films WASHINGTONIA (2014) and LIMBO (2016), she has been twice awarded by the Greek Film Academy with the best short film award and twice nominated by the European Film Academy for the best short of the year (EFA award). Konstantina, beneficiary of the Onassis Foundation Scholarship recently spent a year in Buenos Aires in order to develop her first feature film script, TITANIC OCEAN, in collaboration with UCINE (Universidad del Cine de Buenos Aires). Her short films have been the theme of retrospectives in many festivals, while she has been invited as a jury member in multiple short film festivals. Her last short film LIMBO was qualified for the short films Oscar nomination in 2017.
ANTONETA ALAMAT KUSIJANOVIĆ
Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic is a writer-director born in Dubrovnik. Her short INTO THE BLUE won awards at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, 30th Festival Premier Plans in Angers, the 63rd Oberhausen Film Festival, and was awarded with the Heart of Sarajevo for Best short film at the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival. She was nominated for a Student Academy Award. She is developing her first feature film, MURINA, with support from the Résidence du Festival Cannes, Cinéfondation, First Films First and Jerusalem Film Lab.
MURINA is produced by Spiritus Movens, RT Fetures and Sikelia Productions, Co-produced by Antitalent. Antoneta holds an MFA in directing from Columbia University in New York.
Filmmaker (Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Ena Sendijarević (1987) is an Amsterdam based, Bosnian filmmaker. She studied Film Studies at the University of Amsterdam and the Freie Universität Berlin, before graduating from the Netherlands Film Academy as a writer/director in 2014. She directed several successful short films like TRAVELLERS INTO THE NIGHT (2013) and FERNWEH (2014). Her last short IMPORT (2016) premiered at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Cannes 2016 and traveled to numerous festivals ever since. It was the official Dutch short film entrance for the Oscars 2017. Ena is currently finishing her debut feature film TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE.