We are happy to announce our jury members for our 2019 edition, they will have the hard job to choose the winners in all our categories.
Marita grew up in Hamburg, Germany. She has a background in Cultural Management and Education from the University of Hildesheim and specialized in drawn animation at the Animation School Hamburg. Marita has worked for several 2-D and stop-motion productions since and was the program manager for five editions of Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF). Since August 2018, she lives in Dovre, Norway, and works as a short film producer and production manager at Trollfilm AS, among others on Anita Killi’s new short film Mor visste ingenting / Mother didn’t know.
Gustav is a graphic artist, illustrator and newspaper icon. He is originally from Bodø, and today he is a bus in Bergen. He has a master’s degree in illustration and graphic design from Bergen Academy of the Arts. In addition to illustration and visual art, he has also created a series of cartoon and animated films for both children and adults. Luisa and Ugla are his first book published on SKALD. He is currently working as associate professor in KMD, Bergen.
Claudia moved her first steps in animation in 2017 when she joined Craft (a sister company of Nørlum) as the person responsible for festival collaborations and soft-funding. Her desire to experiment new ways to engage with the audience brought her to join VOID International Animation Film Festival in Copenhagen, DK. She currently works as the festival´s Project Manager taking care of event development, programming, and branding. In her free time, she works as Marketing Communications Specialist for Mila, an independent animated short movie. When she is not busy serving the creative community, you can find her taking care of her plants or lindy hopping.