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TIFF 2021 Juries

TIFF 2021 Juries

Invited on the jury that will decide the winner of the Transilvania Trophy, the famous Mexican screenwriter and author Guillermo Arriaga, known for the 2006 Oscar-nominated Babel or for the best screenplay  winner at Cannes The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada will come to Cluj with the Director of the Film Department of the Cannes Film Festival Christian Jeune, Belfilms founder and producer and former Executive Director of Israel Film Fund Katriel Schory, American actor, director and producer Scott Coffey (Ellie Parker, Mullholland Drive), and Romanian actor Maria Popistașu, lead of this year’s Cannes Quinzaine des Réalisateurs selection Întregalde.

The jury for the Romanian Film Days section will include Bernd Buder, programme director of the FilmFestival Cottbus and selection consultant for the Berlinale section Forum, along with director and senior programmer Freddy Olsson, former chairman of Göteborg Film Festival, and New Europe Film Sales marketing manager Ewa Bojanowska. The short films in the Romanian Days section will be judged by Doris Bauer, co-director of Vienna Shorts, film critic Jay Weissberg, director of the Pordenone Silent Film Festival, and Xavier Henry-Rashid - founder of Film Republic. Film teacher and film critic Jean-Max Méjean will be part of the FIPRESCI Jury, along with film critic Jenni Zylka, a member of the selection team for the Panorama section of the Berlinale, and Marina Kostova, one of the leading film journalists in the Republic of North Macedonia, deputy editor-in-chief of SDK.