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Derek Malcolm (Great Britain)
Derek Malcolm (Great Britain)
Derek Malcolm is the Honorary President of FIPRESCI, the International Film Critics Association and the President of the British branch of the Federation of Film Societies. He was chief film critic of The Guardian, London for 30 years, and is now chief critic of the London Evening Standard. He has widely travelled and has attended film festivals all over the world, often as a jury member. He is a former Director of the London Festival and a member of the Board of the British Film Institute. He is also a frequent broadcaster for the BBC on radio and television. He has written three books: Robert Mitchum, A Century of Films and New Indian Cinema.
Cho Young-jung (South Korea)
Cho Young-jung (South Korea)
After Film Studies at the University of Iowa in the U.S. and receiving Ph.D. from Chung-Ang University in Korea, Cho Young-jung has worked as a part-time instructor at various colleges and has been involved in the Busan IFF, since 1998. In 2002, she worked for the Busan IFF as program coordinator in charge of Korean Cinema Retrospective. While programming the films of Chung Chang-wha and Co-Productions between Korea and Hong Kong for the Korean Cinema Retrospective, she began to get involved in Asian cinema. In 2007, due to her academic and educational background, she became chief manager of the Asian Film Academy (AFA). Her involvement with AFA consequently led her to a position of the programmer for the Asian cinema section at the festival. She is mainly responsible for the special programs, the shorts and the documentaries. Since 2007, she has also been a member of the selection committee for the Asian Cinema Fund, supporting independent feature films and documentaries from Asia.
Vahagn Ter-Hakobyan (Armenia)
Vahagn Ter-Hakobyan (Armenia)
Cinematographer. Born in Yerevan in 1958. Since 1977 he has been working in cinema. In 1988 graduated from the Cinematographers Department of Moscow All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK). Since 1988, he has worked as a Director of Photography in Hayfilm Studio. His filmography includes more than 145 movies – 10 features, 18 short films, 10 feature, and 24 short video films. Vahagn Ter-Hakobyan’s films participated in 15 IFFs and won prizes. He co-operated with 65 famous and still unknown filmmakers, including Artavazd Peleshyan.
Frederic Boyer (France)
Frederic Boyer (France)
In 1994, Frederic Boyer created “Videosphere”, a video store dedicated to the Arthouse cinema, which is actually the largest in Europe. Since 2003 he has been in the Cannes IFF Director's Fortnight Committee as programmer specializing in the following territories: USA, UK, Australia, Eastern Countries and Scandinavia. He is the Artistic Director for the Director's Fortnight, since 2010.
Pawel Pawlikowski (Great Britain)
Pawel Pawlikowski (Great Britain)
Filmmaker and academic. Born in Warsaw, Pawlikowski left Poland at 14. Lived in London, Germany and Italy, studied literature and philosophy at London and Oxford, making films since 1987. His filmography includes over dozen films. Among his awards are the European Film Academy Special mention (Dostoevsky’s Travels, 1991); Gran Prix, Documentary FF Marseille and Gran Prix, Festival dei Popoli, Florence (Serbian Epics, 1992); Grierson Award, Best British Documentary, 1995 and Golden Gate Award, San Francisco Film Festival (Tripping with Zhirinovsky, 1995); BAFTA Best Newcomer, 2001; Best Film Edinburgh FF, Best Film Thessaloniki FF, Best Film Gijon FF (Last Resort, 2000); Best Film Edinburgh FF, 2004, Best Screenplay Evening Standard Awards, 2005; BAFTA Best British Film 2005; Best Director Directors’ Guild of Great Britain, 2005 (My Summer of Love, 2004). Pawlikowski’s retrospectives have been held in San Francisco, 1995, La Rochelle, 2005, Bradford, 2005, Buenos Aires, 2007, Gijon, 2007, and London Riverside, 2008.
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