Jury The City of Malmö Children’s Film Award
Director of Culture, Department of Culture, City of Malmö.
SYLVIA BJÖRK (S)
Chairperson, Cultural Board, City of Malmö.
MY GILLBERG (MP)
1st Vice Chairperson, Cultural Board, City of Malmö.
LINDA SIMONELL WIRJE (M)
2nd Vice Chairperson, Cultural Board, City of Malmö.
Director and winner of The City of Malmö Children’s Film Award 2016 for the movie Birds of Passage.
Programmer and producer of several film festivals in Polen.
Jury The Church of Sweden Award
Swedish director and script writer. Sanna Lenken’s first feature film My Little Sister had premiere in 2015. Her short film Äta lunch was screened at BUFF in 2013.
Swedish director and script writer. Her first feature film Ömheten had premiere in 2013.
Parish priest in Husie Parish. Responsible for the film activities at the Swedish Church in Malmö. Has also for many years run a film club within the church.
Parish pedagogue and responsible for the confirmation and youth activities in Värby Parish.
Jury – Young People’s Jury for Film Award
Class 8C from Västra Hamnens School
Jury The Region Skåne Short Film Award
Swedish film- and tv-producer, journalist and film critic.
Swedish director and script writer. Mikael Bundsen film’s Mommy Knows Best and Better in Berlin was screened at BUFF Malmö in 2016 and 2013.
Chairperson, Region Skåne’s Cultural Committee.
Fil. lic. in pedagogic at Malmö Högskola. Balli have worked with different forms of school theatre since 1993.
Åsa Egnér is a theologian, theatre director with a special interest in children and youth culture. She is also a developer of VR (virtual reality).
Jury ECFA Award
Film director, pedagogue and also VD for Just Film, the biggest children and youth film festival in Estonia.
LIGIA KESISIAN MITULESCU
Creative director of Kinodiseea – International Children Film Festival, Caravana Metropolis and Balkanik Festival in Romania.
VD for The European Youth Film Festival of Flanders (Het Jeugdfilmfestival) in Belgium. The festival initiated the project Film Fun in Bed, that screens films for children in hospitals.