Jury

The foreman of a jury

KANG Shin-il|Film Actor

Actor Shin-il KANG’s first appearance was a play called by Yeonwoo Thater Company in 1985. He gained the fame as an actor in theatrical circles with an appealing voice and outstanding performance, and made his big screen debut with . Since then, he has been continuing to shine as an A-list actor in movies such as , and .

Juries(Korea)

KIM Gwang-tae|Film Director

KIM Gwang-tae is a South Korean screenwriter and film director. His first film was released in 2015 and now he is working on his second one. He wants to make well- made films.




Juries(Korea)

KIM Seung-kyung | Adjunct Professor, Hanyang University

KIM Seung-kyung studied history and cinema and now teaches films and cultural contents. She worked as a researcher at Korean Film Archive. She continues to study and teach on film- related projects with the public level. She also participated in various film festivals including Jeonju International Film Festival and Ulju Mountain Film Festival as a staff and moderator.

Juries(Korea)

JEONG Chan-cheol | Assistant Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

JJEONG Chan-cheol is an assistant professor at the Minerva College, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Global Campus. Specializing in cinema and media studies, he has published articles on post-cinema, narratives of visual effects, cinema and technology and etc. Since 2017, he has conducted an individual research project, “The Space-Image: The Ontology of Cinematic Image in the Age of Algorithmic Reproduction.” He is the author of A Short History of The Technology of Digital Visual Effects.

Juries(Korea)

CHOI Eun | Film Critic

She is a head programmer and deputy chair of Christian Film Festival for Everyone. She teaches film studies at Yonsei Mirae Campus, classical humanities at Goindol(program designed by Seoul office of education). She also appears on radio show called ‘CBS Square’ with culture column to meet with the public. She earned her Ph.D in film studies at the school of Art & Technology Chung-ang University.

Juries(Korea)

HONG Seok-jae | Film Director

HONG Seok-jae directed Socialphobia (2015) through the seventh installment of the Korean Academy of Film Arts. Socialphobia is about young adults falling into the Internet world getting caught up in conspiracy theories and witch-hunt.

Juries(International)

Nicholas Bonner | Producer

President of Koryo Studio. He was associate producer on the BBC documentary films <The Game of Their Lives>, <A State of Mind> and co-produced <Crossing the Line>. He co- produced and co-directed the feature film <Comrade Kim Goes Flying> which is the first ever North Korean film to be screened to the public in South Korea.

Juries(International)

Nuri Cihan OZDOGAN | Film Director

Head producer of Remz Film Production. His short films won prestigious awards from national and international film festivals and he is a coordinator of the Short Film Competition of the Aladag Nature and Art Festival. He is currently studying for a master’s degree on cinema at Cukurova University.

Juries(International)

Mohanraj Sivalingam | Film Director

Head producer of Dürer films and an award-winning filmmaker from India. His short film got selected in many international film festivals and won a few awards and won an Excellence award for his ad film “The Times of India – Qtrove.com” at 1st Seoul International Public Advertising Festival.

Juries(International)

Thomas Kutschera | Producer

Head producer of the award-winning studio Pixomondo which is a vfx house with main seat in LA. Currently he is the head of CG department in his dependence in Frankfurt. Besides modeling, rigging animation of FX, he finds workflows to get shows going or program small helpers for artists.

Juries(International)

Vassilis C. KARAMITSANIS | Festival President

President of ASIFA HELLAS – Hellenic Animation Association and Animasyros International Animation Festival. He is also an attorney-at-law of Athens Bar Association since 2002 and an elected member of Board of Directors of CIFEJ (International Centre of Films for Children & Young People).

Student Juries

KANG Hye-na, KO Kyung-gi, KWON Beom-jun, KIM Ga-eun, KIM Gyu-ri, KIM Dong-hwan, KIM Seong-hyun, KIM Ji-hoon, KIM Tae-hee, KIM Ho-jun, NA Do-hyun, NA Sang-hyo, MOON Si-won, MOON Jeonh-won, PARK Seon-jin, PARK Seong-min. PARK Seong-bin, PARK Yeo-jin, PARK Jin-woo, Byeon Min-seok, Byeon Jun-seok, SHIN Na-ra, SHIN Yoo-na, AHN Jae-hoon, YOO Mi-na, YOO Jun, YOO Hye-min, YOON Jin-a, YOON Hyun-seong, LEE Keon-ho, LEE Mi-so, LEE Min-ji, LEE Min-hyuk, LEE Seon-jae, LEE Sul, LEE So-mi, LEE Soo-bin, LEE Si-hyun, LEE Yoon, LEE Jeong-an, LEE Jeong- woo, LEE Jeong-won, LEE Jae-young, LEE Jun-gyu, LEE Ji-min, LEE Chan-hee, LIM Na-young, JANG Hee-joo, JEONG Seung-hyo, JEONG Eun-joo, JEONG Ha-yoon, CHO Eun-seong, CHA Hyun-woo, CHOI Ye-seo, CHOI Yoo-na, CHOI Jun-ho, TAK Seong-a, HWANG Da-mi, HWANG Ye-rin, HWANG In-young