The Jury

Natalia Primakova – film critic, director and screenwriter of documentary films, TV and radio presenter. TEFI laureate (film “Vertov and Riefenstahl”), Russian Guild of Film Critics Winner Award, Golden Aries prizewinner (for work at the Kinotavr film festival). Guild of Film Critics member, Fédération internationale de la presse cinématographique member.

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Vladimir Shuvannikov — film director, creative producer of the Zvezda television channel. Graduate of VGIK (non-fiction film directing), Winner of the film festivals “Crystal Compass”, “Meridian of Hope”, “TRAVEL FILM in Russian”, “Sea Calls”, “Radonezh”, “Meeting”, “Vechevsky Bell”, “Patriot of Russia. Laureate of film festivals: “Radiant Angel”, “Salt of the Earth”, “International Film Assembly on the Dnieper”, “Golden Phoenix”.

Rolf Brönnimann (Switzerland) was born in Dietikon (ZH). Education: Zurich School of Applied Arts and Rhode Island School of Design. Since 1990 co-owner of bbdesign, visual communication, Zurich. Filmography: «Bolero Station», «Hang Over», «The birthday cake», «Kabukimenko», «Nerokar, ruler of Planet Kar», «Twilight». Awards: Wally Film Festival, Fountain Valley Film Festival, Bucks County Independent Film Festival, Annual Student Film Awards, Student Academy Awards Competition (OSCAR), ASIFA-East Film Festival, American Film Festival, World Film Festival of Animation.

Kristina Berner – producer, director, foundress of the Child’s cinema studio “Chaplin”, writer, Writer of the Year nominee in the category “Children’s Literature”, cinematography teacher, make-up and special effects specialist, author of the poetry exhibition “Distance”. Filmography: “Five minutes before”, “You will come again one day”, “Dancing Petersburg”. 

Anastasia Pastori is the head of the children’s film school “I am a Star”. Director and screenwriter of the films “Petition 1001”, “Love on schedule” and director of the series “At First Sight”. Winner of film festivals: Wallachia International Film Festival (Romania, 2020), Near Nazareth Festival (Israel, 2020, best film in Russian), KINOPOSITIVE FEST (Bright acting duo, 2020), Onyko Films Awards (Ukraine, best director), International Film Festival Zilant (Kazan, best screenplay).

Dani Levipersonality producer!

For 18 years she’s been developing personal brands and producing entertainers, actors, experts, and entrepreneurs.

Author of the trainings “How to get parts in movies and commercials” and “Actor’s personal brand”.

Oftentimes, she speaks at the conferences, trainings, and seminars devoted to the actors’ personal development. 

She’s the speaker of the Children’s Talent summit, the IV International Film Festival “Cinema Kids”, and the Alexander Mitta Film School. 

Among the clients of the Dani’s Production Center are: model, actress, singer, founder of the brand EMIVI – Emilia Vishnevskaya,  artist Marina Lizorkina, actor Albert Ibragimov, singer Francheskaya Orbek, expert Eva Maksimova, Publishing house “Rodionova”, German brand “Caprice”,  the company “Old Fortress”, and many others.

Alena Fabiani – founder of “99 Francs – Communication Group“. Director of public relations in large restaurants holdings, network projects and catering establishments of “casual dinner” format.

PR, SMM, copywriter, volunteer at the “Life in Motion” Foundation.

In her youth she worked at the children’s radio “Eureka”.

In 2014-2015 she took part in the international research project “Startup Businesses” “Start-ups International: Grundergeschichten Rund Um Den Globus: Erfolgsfaktoren, Motivationen Und Personliche Hintergrunde!” (2015) and became one of 50 entrepreneurs from different parts of the world who entered scientific work.

Participant of youth festivals of social advertising ART-START, Tvoy vzglyad.

Was one of the three finalists of the “Youth Script” competition Art-parking (St. Petersburg) with a social advertising project.

In November 2020, she was a member of the jury of the Ambrosia Food & Drink Film Festival.

Daria Gushan is a producer of film educational projects at Lendok Film Studio.
Graduate of the Institute of Cinema and Television in St. Petersburg (SPbGIKiT), direction: management, film business management. Director of her debut short film “August,” 2023.
She has over thirty works in film, TV, advertising, and corporate production. Daria curated more than 12 specialized film courses and author’s programs with invited film industry experts. Also, she was a speaker at Russian film festivals and events: “International Content Film Forum,” “Kinoles,” “Made in St. Petersburg,” “Presidential Library: Knowledge Forum “Creative Economy for Sustainable Development of North-West Russia,” “Higher School of Economics: A Spoonful of Creativity,” “School 619: Talking about Important Things”.
The winner of the workshop from the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater led by Kati Kallio, “Film Dance Weekend” in 2021.
Winner of the Presidential Grants competition “Shoot in 72 Hours” in 2021 for festival promotion of a short film.