TLVFest Jury 2016

Yehuda Stav
Film Critic at Yedioth Aharonoth.
A member of the editorial staff at Yedioth Aharonoth Culture and Leisure Department. He was a member of the film department of the arts and culture council.
A member of FIPRESCI, the International Film Critics Federation. He is also co-founder of the film education project for school children in the Tel-Aviv

Photo: Michal Fattal

Marlyn Vinig
Marlyn Vinig is researcher, lecturer, screenwriter, and film critic.
Her popular book orthodox cinema was first to define ‘orthodox’ as film genre. Vinig is one of the founders of israel’s film critic web site. In recent
years, she has been writing reviews for Saloona web site, where she created the Marlena scale for women’s representation in film.
In addition, vinig is an activist and has served in different public capacities, including as a member of the Israeli film council, and recently published her
second book What did we have here? .
Vinig is currently co-writing with Eran Riklis and developing a television series with Matan Guggenheim.

Fdaeji (Italy 1986), consider them-self gender fluid and their name is no gender related. They collaborated with some of the most important Romanian directors such as Radu Jude and Corneliu Porumboiu, before moving to Berlin in 2014.
As an actor, they will appear in Adina Pintilie’s debut film “Touch Me Not”.
Fdaeji is now developing a script based on their own experiences during their years in Romania.

Buck Angel
Angel is a pioneering transgender filmmaker and the first to produce and direct films dealing in transmen’s sexuality.
In 2012 Angel opted for a professional shift, becoming a lecturer on sex education. He is often invited to give talks around the globe about gender
fluidity and political sexual identity; venues he has spoken at include Yale University and Ideacity conference.

Shirly Berkovitz
An experienced film director and producer who stands out with her raw style. Her documentary feature "The Good Son" (2013), was aired on the
BBC – story vill, France- 4, Rai-3(Italy) ,Yes Doco channel, and was sold to ten different TV channels around the world.
It won the People's Choice Award at the prestigious IDFA – film festival, was screened and is competing at over twenty film festivals in Israel and around the world.

Miguel Ribeiro
A young Film producer, Programmer at DocLisboa Film Festival, and coprogrammer for the sections: Cinema of Urgency and New Visions.
Miguel is part of the artistic collective Rabbit Hole, a curator of transdisciplinary art programmes, as well as developer of artistic projects.

Colby Keller
An American visual artist, blogger, and adult actor.
Keller has amassed a large fan base with both his films and his long-standing blog, The Big Shoe Diaries. He has been nominated for a number of awards and in 2013, World of Wonder awarded him, the WOWie Award for Best Blog.
After a successful Indiegogo campaign, Keller began shooting his own art/porn project, Colby Does America, a series of adult videos being filmed in every state across America as well as several provinces in Canada.

Yael Perlov
Producer and Film Editor.
She led, produced and edited multiple feature and documentary films, among them Snails in The Rain, which opened TLVFest in 2013. Over the last five years, Perlov initiated alongside the Tel Aviv University Film dept. and worked as artistic director and producer on the Israeli-Palestinian feature cinematic project Water (Israel-France, 2012), premiered at the Venice International Film Festival.

Geoffrey Couët
After 3 years in Le Cours Florent, and a comedy price in this school, Geoffrey took part in a number of plays (Lorca, Bernhardt, Larson, Carriere). He also creates his own company, wrote and directed plays that were shown all over France.
Creative and enthusiastic, Geoffrey is as well a dancer, a short film or documentary director, and a writer. Participated not only in short films, but also in a TV movie. In summer 2015 became the leading actor of the poetic and sexy “Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau”, by Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau.

Photo: Knut Bry

Bard Ydén
Bard Ydén joined Skeive Filmer, Norway’s only LGBT film festival, in 2003, and took over as executive and programming director in 2007.
Since then, the festival has grown in both content and reputation. In 2015, the festival changed its name to Oslo/Fusion International Film
Festival for its 25th anniversary, and after a successful 14 years, he has now decided to step down to seeking other opportunities within the film festival

Wiktor Morka
Wiktor Morka started his career in 2000 as coordinator of special projects in the weekly The Warsaw Voice.
Since 2003 he has been associated with the film industry, film distribution.
He worked for Polish companies Gutek Film and Mayfly.
Since 2010, organizer and director of Poland’s largest film festival queer - LGBT Film Festival. Volunteer at a non-governmental organization dedicated to education and prevention of Hiv / Aids.

Andrei Luca
A Romanian film critic and programmer for the Queer and Feminist International Film Festival in Bucharest. Prior to his involvement in FAQiff,
he collaborated with several film festivals such as Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest or Next Film
Festival. He has written articles and essays about cinema for publications such as Film Menu, Sub25 and Acoperişul de Sticlă.

Short Script Competiton:
Nadav Lapid, Avigail Sperber, Nitzan Gilady
Narrative Pitching: Daniel Marc Dreifuss, Michelle Ehlen, Yoav Abramovich
Documentary Pitching: Osnat Trabelsi, Yariv Mozer, Yoav Abramovich