Oficial Jury Award

Mariana Nunes

Mariana Nunes, a Brazilian actress from Brasília, has acted in more than 10 feature films. In Argentina, she was featured in Zama, by Lucrecia Martel, and in Portugal, in São Jorge, by Marco Martins. In Brazil, she acted in Febre do rato, by Cláudio Assis, for which she won the best actress award at the Festival Curta + SE, Alemão, by José Eduardo Belmonte, Trinta, by Paulo Machiline, O homem mau dorme bem, by Geraldo Moraes, for which she won the Kalunga Award for best supporting actress at Cine PE 2010, and O último trago, by Pedro Diogenes and Luis and Ricardo Pretti. In TV, she worked on João Emanuel Carneiro’s A cura, Mário Teixeira’s Liberdade liberdade, Fernando Bonassi’s Carcereiros, among others. In theater she worked with directors such as Adriano and Fernando Guimarães and Cristina Moura. She graduated from the Faculdade de Artes Dulcina de Moraes and studied television and film interpretation at the Instituto del Cine de Madrid.

Paula Gaitán

She was born in Paris in 1954. A visual artist, photographer, poet and filmmaker, with a visual arts degree from Universidad de Los Andes de Bogotá, Colombia, Paula has been working with cinema since 1978, when she took part as an art director in the classic Glauber Rocha film The Age of the Earth. Her authorial career includes various documentaries, video art works and plastic art installations in many collective exhibitions. She directed films such as Sky (1988), Days in Sintra (2007), Life (2008), Agreste (2010) e The Vulcano Exiles (best film at the Brasília Film Festival 2013). Her works have already integrated the programming of important festivals such as FidMarseille, IndieLisboa, Guadalajara, Cartagena, BAFICI, Havana, Tribeca and Viennale, among others.

Philipp Hartmann

Born 1972 in Karsruhe, Germany. He is a master in visual communication (film) at Hamburg Fine Arts School (HfbK Hamburg), master in Latin American sciences at University of Cologne and Universidade Federal do Ceará in Fortaleza; and PhD in economics at University of Cologne and Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. Works as an independent filmmaker since 2000 and directed films such as Time Goes by Like a Roaring Lion (Special Mention in FICUNAM and Transcinema in Lima, 2013), Requiem for Mrs. H. (2007) and e.ice.t (2012). His films screened in several international festivals such as CPH:DOX, Viennale, DocLisboa.