Jury

Brian
FLINN
Associate Professor at Central Connecticut State University, Art & Design Department, USA

He received his BFA in Illustration (1990) and an MS in Art Education (1995) from the University of Bridgeport, and his MFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts (1993) in New York. His studio work features a large component of digital collage and mixed media with themes of congruence, dissonance, and time.

His work has been featured in exhibitions across the United States and internationally. He currently teaches painting, digital art and art education as an Associate Professor of Art at Central Connecticut State University. He is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts and is represented by Kahler Liddell Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut.

Attila
KELEMEN
Marketing Director of OTP Bank Romania

Having studied Philosophy in Cluj Napoca, then working as a journalist, Attila was the founding editor-in-chief of Transindex and Transylvania FM.

According to him, he learned marketing over time by working in the field as a hobby for his friends’ businesses, and when he became more confident in his marketing skills, he changed professions. He has been holding the position of Marketing Director at OTP Bank Romania for almost six years.

Melinda
KISS
Associate Professor and Head of Animation and Media Design Department at Budapest Metropolitan University

She completed her higher education at the University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca and her DLA at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest. As a collaborator in animation productions, she works as an animator, animation director, visual and motion designer. Her professional activities expand to other visual fields such as graphic design and spacial installation, and in her theoretical work, she concentrates on the history of animation. Higher education is an important area of her professional work. She is currently Head of the Department of Animation and Media Design at the Budapest Metropolitan University, as well as a supervisor of the Animation BA and MA courses, in which position she produces student animated films.

Radu Vasile
IGAZSÁG
Animated film director, Associate Professor at Caragiale National University of Theatre and Film, Bucharest

A graduate of the University of Arts and Design in Cluj-Napoca, Radu IGAZSAG has become a prominent figure who has advanced the graphic style of animation and has spectacularly diversified its themes and techniques. He debuted alongside Zeno Bogdănescu, Nagy Lajos and Olimpiu Bandalac with the graceful film Caligrafie, and won international recognition with his 1985 award at the prestigious Hiroshima Film Festival for Family Snapshots, a disturbing contemplation on memory. Together with Zeno Bogdănescu, Radu Igazsag has produced a musical education series, The Universe of Music.

Numerous national and international awards have recognized his work in the field of animation, experimental and documentary films. Radu Igazsag's teaching activity began in 1993 at UNATC, Department of Animation-Interactivity.

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