17th Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival Jury

Serbian Competition Programme

Vladan Petković

Belgrade-born and Zagreb-based Vladan Petković is a film journalist, critic and festival programmer. His programming experience includes ZagrebDox, Cinema City Novi Sad, FeKK Ljubljana, Kratkofil Banjaluka, and Belgrade Short & Documentary Film Festival. He is also a correspondent for Screen International, senior writer for Cineuropa, contributing editor for IDFA’s website, and head of studies of the GoCritic! training program for emerging film critics.

Andrei Tanasescu

Andrei Tănăsescu is a programmer and curator based in Toronto and Bucharest with a background in Cinema Studies (University of Toronto, University of Saint Andrews) and an ongoing interest for the historical re-evaluation of music and film. He has worked on the programming teams of TIFF Toronto, “Kino Pavasaris” Vilnius IFF, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, and has collaborated with the Berlinale Forum and Bucharest’s American Independent Film Festival. He runs the Works-in-Progress section of Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest, is a programmer for Bildrausch – Filmfest Basel and One World Romania, and a member of the selection committee of Giornate degli Autori (Venice Days).

Adriana Belesova

Adriana Belesova is currently working for the fifth year as Head of the programme department of the Ji.hlava IDFF. In previous years she worked as a project manager at the Czech Film Commission and as a creative producer at the newsroom Seznam Zprávy, developing short documentary videos. Adriana attended the CEEA Short Distribution Workshop of Animated Films in 2023 and she is a Marketing & PR Manager for film production companies.

International Competition Programme

Carmen Gray

Carmen Gray is a freelance arts journalist, critic, and film programmer who grew up in rural New Zealand, and now lives in Berlin. She has covered stories in Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Caucasus for The New York Times, and has written for The Guardian, Sight & Sound, Criterion, Art Review, and MUBI, among other publications. She is a contributing critic for The Film Verdict, and was formerly Film Editor of Dazed & Confused magazine in London. She is on the selection committees of the Generation section of the Berlin International Film Festival, the International Short Film Festival Winterthur, and Open City Docs, and is an industry adviser on films at the editing stage for First Cut Lab. She has taught workshops for emerging writers throughout Euro

Luka Papić

Luka Papić, born in 1989. in Vrbas, Serbia. Graduated film at HFBK Hamburg in class of Prof. Angela Schanelec in 2016. His docu-fiction ‘Without’ won the jury prize for the best mid-length film at Visions du reel, Nyon as well as Grand Prix at Beldocs festival. ‘Invoked’, a feature documentary he co-directed with Srđa Vučo, premiered in Envision competition at IDFA Amsterdam 2022 and among other awards received the audience award for the best European film and the jury award for best editing at Beldocs festival, 2023.

Christine Camdessus

Christine Camdessus started her production company in 2001 ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS. In 2018, Christine became managing and artistic director of FIPADOC (international documentary film festival), a festival dedicated fully to documentaries which takes place in Biarritz (France) the last week of January. It brings the general public and professionals together for screenings of outstanding documentary films. Hosting meetandgreets and premiering new projects, FIPADOC will promote innovation and new talent.

Short Film Competition Programme

Iva Rosandić

Iva Rosandić obtained her master’s degree in comparative literature and philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. She is currently working on several projects in the field of culture, with an emphasis on film criticism and film analysis. In her work she is especially focused on national and regional documentary scenes. Rosandić is also the deputy editor-in-chief of two film criticism websites – Dokumentarni.net and Zona filma, the latter being the official website of the Croatian Film Critic’s Association, of which she is an active member. Her work has been published in prominent magazines and websites such as Hrvatski filmski ljetopis, Novosti, Kulturpunkt.hr, Zarez, Zapis and radio show Filmoskop.

Filip Grujić

Filip Grujić (Serbia, 1995) is a award-winning writer and dramaturg.
He is also author and host of the show “Čudna šuma” on Radio Belgrade 2 and a columnist for Oblakoder magazine. He graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where he currently works as an assistant at the Department of Dramaturgy. He is screenwriter  and director of the feature-length documentary “Jugo goes to America”, which is in the phase of post-production.

Zsófia Paczola

Zsófia Paczolay was born in Budapest, Hungary. She has a master’s degree in architecture and graduated from DocNomads course as a documentary film director. She has a background in social work, performance art, visual arts and has been working as a freelance artist mainly in Amsterdam, Budapest and Lisbon. Her short film BUDAPEST SILO premiered on IDFA in 2022 and has been around and awarded at several festivals, screenings since then. ESTOU AQUI is her first feature-length documentary film project.


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