The Jury Award in the German Competition, endowed with 2,000 euros, is awarded by a three-member jury. The Jury 2022 is:
He is the founder and director of Filmfest Sundsvall in Northern Sweden. Andreas Fock worked at the Swedish Film Institute for several years with short film related matters; first being in charge of festival distribution for Swedish shorts at the International Department, then being the film commissioner for short films at the Film Funding Department between 2013 and 2016. Although mostly involved with festivals, distribution and funding, he co-wrote the script to the short “Public Gatherings” (dir. Ivana Lalovic, 2021).
Matt Lloyd has worked in film exhibition in Scotland for over twenty years. He was short film programmer of Edinburgh International Film Festival between 2004 and 2008. Matt was director of Inverness Film Festival from 2006 to 2008, and produced two unique festivals in the Scottish Highlands for the Oscar-winning actor Tilda Swinton and filmmaker Mark Cousins. He has directed Glasgow Short Film Festival for eleven years, in which time it has grown from a modest two day event into Scotland’s leading international short film festival.
Genne Speers is a scholar of the archive, film and art history as well as a practicing archivist, counter archival activist, programmer and arts administrator. Currently the Director of the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC). Founded in 1967, the CFMDC is a distribution centre and de-facto archive for one of the most important collections of analogue, artist made film and queer works in Canada. Speers holds an MA in Film Archiving from the University of East Anglia and is defending her PhD this spring from York University.
An overview of all awards of the festival can be found here.