The competition films screened at Ale Kino! Festival will be assessed by 10 different juries.
To begin with, we would like to present the composition of the International Jury for Feature Films for Children:
Jacek Piotr Bławut
A director and screenwriter, graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław and Wajda School, member of the Polish Film Academy, anime cinema enthusiast. His artistic work revolves around musical documentary and feature film for young viewers. His feature debut, ‘The Chocolate Day’, received the Krzysztof Kieślowski ScripTeast award, the Teachers’ Award at the Ale Kino! Festival, and INNIS Prize in Montreal, just to name a few.
Born in Belgrade in 1991, he graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts. An author of several short films and documentaries, numerous commercials and music videos. His feature debut ‘The Witch Hunters’ (“Zlogonje”) premiered at the 2018 TIFF Kids Film Festival in Toronto, winning the Young Jury Award, and was screened at over 60 festivals, including Ale Kino!, Sundance, Giffoni, Busan, and Zlin.
An award-winning South African writer and director. In 2018, she was named one of the 25 screenwriters to watch by MovieMaker Magazine and the Austin Film Festival. Her second feature film ‘Meerkat Maantuig’ won the FIPRESCI critics prize at the Schlingel International Film Festival in Germany and has been invited to screen at more than 25 international film festivals.