Meet the jury of STIFF 2016

Cover photo from the film: Distances are overcome / Daljine su savladane, Jelena Milunović


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Jury for Fiction / Žiri za Igrani film

 

dejan-duric_headshotDejan Durić works as an assistant professor on the Department for Croatian Studies within Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka.The main fields of his interests are psychoanalytic critique, comparative literature, literature and memory and film critiques. He published a collection of film essays Filmska slagalica (Film puzzle) in 2008., a collection of film critiques Kratki rezovi (Short cuts) in 2013. and The introduction of psychoanalysis – from Oedipal to Narcissistic culture in 2013. He publishes his film critiques on website filmovi.hr. He also won the award ”Vladimir Vuković” of Croatian Society of Film Critics for his film critique in 2011. He also won the award ”Vladimir Vuković” of Croatian Society of Film Critics for his film critique in 2011.

Dejan Durić zaposlen je kao docent na Odsjeku za kroatistiku Filozofskog fakulteta u Rijeci na kolegijima iz svjetske književnosti. Područja interesa su mu psihoanalitička kritika, komparativna književnost, književnost i pamćenje te filmska kritika. Objavio je zbirku filmskih eseja Filmska slagalica (2008), zbirku filmskih kritika Kratki rezovi (2013) te Uvod u psihoanalizu – od edipske do narcističke kulture (2013). Filmske kritike objavljuje na portalu filmovi.hr.Dobitnik je nagrade „Vladimir Vuković“ Hrvatskog društva filmskih kritičara za filmsku kritiku u 2011. godini.

 

anjak

STIFF 2015 special mention for the film Some of us

Anja Kavić was born on February 17, 1989 in Banja Luka. She attended training in TV journalism on the national Serbian television Radio Televizija Republike Srpske. Anja studied film and television direction at the Academy of Arts in Banja Luka. Her documentary film Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others won an award for Best Documentary at Tuzla Film Festival, as well the award for Best Production at the 61st Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival. She also won the Special Jury Prize at the Sarajevo Film Festival, as well as the award for Best Feature Film at Star Film Fest Sisak (Croatia). At the moment she is part of international master course DocNomads, which is held in three different European countries.

Anja Kravić je rođena 17.02.1989. u Banja Luci. Praksu je odradila na Radio Televiziji Republike Srpske. Studira filmsku i televizijsku režiju na Akademiji umjetnosti u Banja Luci. Osvojila je nagradu za najbolji dokumentarni film na Tuzla Film Festivalu za film Neke djevojke su veće od drugih, kao i nagradu za najbolju produkciju na 61. beogradskom festivalu dokumentarnog i kratkometražnog filma. Za film Neki od nas, osvojila je i Posebnu nagradu žirija na Sarajevo Film Festivalu kao i nagradu za najbolji film na Star Film Festu Sisak (Hrvatska). Trenutno pohađa internacionalni master program DocNomads.

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sendib

Student jury member

Sendi Bakotić is Acting and media student at the the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka, in the class of 2015 led by prof. Rade Šerbedžija. She earned a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature and Russian Philology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb and received several awards. She led drama workshops for students, co-founded Department of Comparative Literature’s Theater Group (now Theater K.), as well as Association for promotion of contemporary art and new media Hazer (Dim mašina). She performed in several plays in productions of Ulysses Theater (Shakespeare Summer Nights – Variations, 2016, dir. Lenka Udovički), Dim mašina (Les Bonnes, 2015, dir. Ana Fazekaš), Theater K. (4.48: Sarah in fragments, 2014, dir. Ana Fazekaš). Besides acting, she is a film and new media enthusiast with inclination for interdisciplinary and experimental performative practices.

Sendi Bakotić studentica je Glume i medija pri Akademiji primijenjenih umjetnosti u Rijeci u klasi prof. Rade Šerbedžije. Diplomirala je komparativnu književnost i rusistiku na Filozofskom fakultetu u Zagrebu  pri čemu je primila niz nagrada. Vodila je dramske radionicu za studente, suosnivačica je Kazališne sekcije Kluba studenata komparativne književnosti K. (sada Teatar K.) i Udruge za promicanje suvremene umjetnosti i novih medija Dim mašina. Sudjelovala je kao izvođač u predstavama u produkciji Kazališta Ulysses (Shakespeare ljetne noći – varijacije, 2016, r. Lenka Udovički), Dim mašine (Les Bonnes, 2015, r. Ana Fazekaš), Teatra K. (4.48: Sarah u fragmentima, 2014, r. Ana Fazekaš)… Uz glumu je posebno sklona filmu, novim medijima te interdisciplinarnim i eksperimentalnim izvedbenim praksama.

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Jury for Documentary Žiri za dokumentarce

 

sabinakSabina Krešić was born on April 13, 1979 in Mostar. She graduated economy, but she says her job is giving support to the creatives as well as being an amateur disco dancer. She gathered her work experience in the field of culture as a production assistant at the Transitive – Fiction Theatre (TRAFIK), at Prostor plus the association for performing arts and federation of associations Molekula in Rijeka. She actively cooperated with the association Okodoko from Rijeka and Fade In (Fantastično dobra institucija) from Zagreb in producing documentary films.

Sabina Krešić je rođena 13. travnja 1979. u Mostaru, po struci je diplomirani ekonomist, a po zvanju „podrška kreativcima“ i amaterski disco plesač. Iskustvo rada u kulturi stječe kao asistent produkcije s Tranzicijskim Fikcijskim Kazalištem (TRAFIK), u Udruzi Prostor plus te Savezu udruga Molekula iz Rijeke. Aktivnu producentsku suradnju u polju dokumentarnog filma ostvaruje s Udrugom Okodoko iz Rijeke i Fade In-om (Fantastično Dobra Institucija) iz Zagreba.

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stuard

STIFF 2015 Best Documentary Award for the film Wee Night In

Stuart Edwards is a documentary filmmaker based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Stuart’s Short film  A Wee Night In – Won Best Postgraduate Camera Work & was Nominated for Best Postgraduate Factual at the Royal Television Society Student Awards 2015. In November 2014 the film was nominated for Best Student Documentary at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. In 2015 was the Winner of Best Documentary at the Student International Film Festival. The film has gone on to play in many festivals internationally.

Stuart Edwards iz Edinburgha (Škotska), je redatelj koji sam snima dokumentarce. Njegov kratkometražni film, A Wee Night In, osvojio je nagradu za najbolju kameru na poslijediplomskom studiju, te je nominiran za najbolji poslijediplomski dokumentarni film na natječaju za studente 2015. koji organizira Royal Television Society. U studenom 2014. nominiran je i za najbolji studentski dokumentarni film na međunarodnom festivalu dokumentarnog filma u Amsterdamu. 2015. odnio je pobjedu za najbolji dokumentarni film na studentskom međunarodnom filmskom festivalu. Film se izvodio na mnogim međunarodnim festivalima.

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valentina

Student jury member

 


Valentina Botica
studies journalism at the Faculty of Political Science of Zagreb University. Since 2012, she has been writing for several culture-oriented websites (Ziher.hr, Booksa.hr, Fama.hr and Soundguardian.com). Valentina volunteered at Festival of Tolerance in 2014 and 2015, at Animafest in 2015 and at Sarajevo Film Festival in 2016, at last of which she was a part of Young Audiance Award jury.

Valentina Botica je studentica pete godine novinarstva na Fakultetu političkih znanosti u Zagrebu. Od 2012. godine piše za nekoliko web portala vezanih za kulturu i glazbu (Ziher.hr, Booksa.hr, Fama.hr i Soundguardian.com). Volontirala je na Festivalu tolerancije 2014. i 2015. godine, na Animafestu 2015. te na Sarajevo Film Festivalu 2016., na kojemu je bila član žirija Young Audience Award.

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 Jury for Animation / Žiri za animirani film

 

 

ChintisChintis Lundgren (b. 1981) is and Estonian animation director. She started in 2008 as an independent author and since 2011 she runs her own animation studio called Chintis Lundgreni Animatsioonistuudio. She is also a co-funder of Adriatic Animation, a new animation studio based on the coast of Croatia.

Chintis Lundgren (rođena 1981.) je estonska redateljica animiranih filmova. Karijeru je započela kao nezavisna autorica 2008. godine, a od 2011. vodi vlastiti animacijski studio -Chintis Lundgreni Animatsioonistuudio. Također je i suosnivačica novog animacijskog studija Adriatic Animation sa sjedišten na hrvatskoj obali.

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jelena

STIFF 2015 Best Animation Award for the film Wolf Games

Jelena Oroz (1987) graduated in 2014 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department for Animation and New Media and from the Arts Academy in Osijek in 2008. She works as an animator and currently prepares her new film.

Jelena Oroz (1987) je završila diplomski studij animiranog filma na Akademiji likovnih umjetnosti u Zagrebu i preddiplomski studij likovne kulture na Umjetničkoj akademiji u Osijeku 2008. Radi kao animatorica i priprema svoj novi film.

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lucija

Student jury member

Lucija Polonijo was born in Rijeka 1990. In 2015. she earned her MA degree in the field of applied arts at the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka, Croatia. Now, she is on her second MA study – Media Arts and Practices (module Intermedia) also at the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka.As an artist she ranges between different media; analog and digital, traditional and new media: she works with photography, performance, video, installation, drawing. Lucija has exhibited at 16 group exhibitions , she worked as a costume designer for  theater and since February 2016. she is leading Gallery of Student Cultural Center together with 2 colleagues.

Lucija Polonijo rođena je u Rijeci 1990. U 2015. magistrirala je primijenjenu umjetnost na Akademiji primijenjenih umjetnosti u Rijeci. Sada je na svom drugom master studiju – Medijskih umjetnosti i praksi (modul intermedia), također na Akademiji primijenjenih umjetnosti u Rijeci. Kao umjetnica radi u rasponu između različitih medija; analognih i digitalnih, tradicionalnih i novih medija: bavi se fotografijom, performansom, videom, instalacijama, crtežom. Lucija je izlagala na 16 skupnih izložbi, radila je kao kostimografkinja kazalište te se od veljače 2016. godine priključila produkcijsko – organizacijskom timu Galerije SKC, zajedno s dvoje kolega.