Panel of Judges
Filmmaker of the "Cinema du Desert" – showing films to people in some of the remotest villages in the world. After completing a Masters degree in Visual Anthropology at Manchester University, he is now making documentaries.
Animator, director of the award winning short animation film: "Guida". She worked at Disney Studios for 6 years and, back in Brazil, she created "RR Animação de Filmes".
Award-winning Brazilian animated filmmaker, he is a trainer, curator, producer and coordinator of films in several countries.
Multi-talented artist. His film, "The Scarecrow", won more than 20 global awards and qualified for the 2005 Oscars.
André da Loba
Illustrator, animator, graphic designer, sculptor and educator, resident in Brooklyn, where he works and tries to change the world.
Animator. He has won awards for his work in publicity and is co-founder of the Ittina Animation Studio. He also founded the Goa Animation and Art School.
Luis da Matta Almeida
Animator and founder of Animanostra; Zeppelin Films and Sparkline, among other companies. He has been involved with dozens of films and has won international awards. He is a permanent member of the Board of Directors of "Cartoon".
Animator and researcher. Coordinator of Animation at the Universidade Jorge Tadeo Lozano, in Bogota. Vice-President of special projects at ASIFA International.
Ulisses Dias da Silva
Director of the BANG AWARDS. He brings his experience as an actor and film producer and of musical events to the management of "SLINGSHOT - Design e Produções Multimédia, Lda." and "NAU Identidade - Comunicação e Promoção Turística, Lda.".
Municipal Councillor for Torres Vedras. Her first degree is in Psychology and her Masters in Educational Science. She has also studied on a History of Education doctorate programme.