JURY - Best Animated Film

Tiziana Loschi
Tiziana Loschi was born on May 29th 1961. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Political Science at l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Lyon University III, and a Bachelor’s degree in law, Tiziana spent few years in the private sector as a buyer and then as a communications consultant. She joined the International Animation Film Festival and Market staff as General Manager in 1996 and was in charge of its management until 2013. She had the honour of being elevated to the rank of Chevalier in the French National Order of Merit, and to the rank of Chevalier in the Armenian Order of Arts and Letters. In 2013, she left the International Animation film festival to dedicate herself to support festivals and professionals working worldwide in the field of cinema and television, and to get involved in animated film production. Since 2012, she teaches at the University in Master in Management of Cultural Events (IAE Savoie Mont-Blanc University.

Ahmad Saleh
an Academy Award-winning writer, director, and art director. His unique storytelling voice is inspired by his engineering studies in the West Bank. Winning a young writers award in Palestine encouraged Ahmad to leave engineering and pursue a career in filmmaking instead. His first film, ‘House’ (2012), won a silver award at the German Short Film Awards, and his second film, ‘Ayny’ (2016), won an academy award. His third short film ‘Night’, had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival. Currently, Ahmad is developing his first feature film.

Marina Estela Graça
Marina Estela Graça is a researcher in Animation Critical Analysis and the creator of the graduation in Moving Images, at the University of Algarve, Portugal. She authored two animated short films, a book and articles in scientific journals. She has also directed master and Phd research projects, and participated in international juries, conferences, seminars and scientific commissions in her area of research.