Meet Our Jury
An independent documentary filmmaker at Barataria, a storytelling company based in Sweden. Maria won our grand prize Pangaea Award in 2017 for her documentary short, "Afternoon Tea."
Producer of such films as Big Daddy and Akeelah and the Bee, Sid is also the former President of the Academy Awards (currently serving as Vice President) and Paramount Pictures. He is the co-president of Out of the Blue Entertainment.
Winner of our grand prize Pangaea Award in 2016 for his short film, Stop, and producer of over a dozen shorts, Reinaldo was featured in Movie Maker Magazine's "25 New Faces of Independent Film," was a Sundance Directors Lab Fellow in 2017, and is currently enjoying critical acclaim for his first feature film, Monsters and Men.
Writer and director of multiple short films, including “Mare Nostrum,” winner of the 3rd Annual WRTFF Pangaea Award.
An actor and the writer and director of multiple short films, including “Mare Nostrum,” winner of the 3rd Annual WRTFF Pangaea Award.
Award winning producer of films such as the 2016 Oscar nominated stop motion feature film, Anomalisa.