The London Film Week Jury will Award following prizes:

Short Films
Best Short
Jury Prize

Feature Films
Best Film
Jury Prize
Best Director
Best Acting
Best Screenplay

Jasmine Caron

Director of Programming

Jasmine Caron is the Director of Programming of Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma in Montreal, Canada, a film festival dedicated to the promotion of Quebec cinematography, where she oversees general content of films and events programming, as well as the feature length section. After a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Business Administration, she had various work experiences in TV and film production companies and film festivals, working different positions such as Artistic Coordinator, Production Manager and Producer.

She has been working at Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma since 2011, and has acted as Programming Coordinator, Head of the industry events and Chief of the Programming department. She became Director of Programming in 2018.

Steve Holmgren


STEVE HOLMGREN is an Entertainment Attorney and Film Producer based in NY and CA – originally from MN. He specializes in independent film and television legal, providing services to projects from Development through Distribution. As a Producer, he has worked with filmmakers such as Adam and Zack Khalil (INAATE/SE/), Matthew Porterfield (Putty Hill; I Used to be Darker), Marie Losier (The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye), Cory McAbee (Crazy & Thief), and John Gianvito (Far From Afghanistan feat. filmmakers Travis Wilkerson, Soon-Mi Yoo, Minda Martin and Jon Jost). He worked with the Brooklyn nonprofit documentary arts center UnionDocs as the organization’s first dedicated Programmer, organizing hundreds of screenings and events from 2009-2014, and is currently the head of their Advisory Committee.

More info: www.steadyorbits.com and www.uniondocs.org

Susanna Hislop

Actor, writer, director

Susanna Hislop is an actor, writer and director. She was a member of the female comedy sketch group The Umbrella Birds (Hat Trick/Avalon/ BBC) before setting up her own theatre company Slip of Steel. Its first three productions Of Women and Horses I Have Known, How does a Snake Shed its Skin? (dir. Anna Ledwich) and Hyenas in Petticoats have been developed and produced with the support of the National Theatre New Work Department, The Yard Theatre, Arts Council England, the Jerwood Foundation and the Villa Lena Residency.

Other acting credits include: Faustus (dir. Rupert Goold, Headlong); The Invisible Woman (dir. Ralph Fiennes, BBC Films) and work as a deviser, director and performer with Move to Stand, You Need Me, Hot Ice theatre, The Invisible Dot, Io Theatre and Becky Brunning.

She also writes prose and fiction and is an editor of the online literary magazine The Junket. Her first book Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations (Penguin Random House) was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and has been translated into six languages. She lives in London.

Sarah Mannering


Sarah Mannering is a co-founder and producer at Colonelle films, a production company based in Montréal, Canada. With her two partners in crime, Geneviève Dulude-De Celles and Fanny Drew, the company supports up and coming filmmakers and focuses on projects with strong and singular creative vision.

Up to now, Colonelle films has produced a dozen of short films, six feature documentaries and will release their first feature film A COLONY in February 2019. Most of their films has stood out in different films festivals such as SUNDANCE, BERLIN, LOCARNO, ROTTERDAM, TIFF, HOT DOCS.

Wouter Jansen

Festival Strategy & Distribution

Wouter Jansen worked as the head of programming at the Oscar Qualifying Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen during the first 10 editions. In 2013 he started the festival strategy and distribution company Some Shorts which specializes in visually powerful and daring short films (all genres) and feature documentaries. With Some Shorts Wouter tries to support upcoming talented film makers and promote their films internationally. This has resulted in a small catalogue of films premiering at prestigious festivals and winning multiple awards over the last few years like Academy Awards, the European Film Award and main prizes at Cannes, Berlin, Locarno and Clermont-Ferrand.

Kate Tancred

CEO The Smalls

Kate Tancred is the CEO and co-founder of The Smalls - a leading global video production marketplace, connecting advertisers, broadcasters and publishers with a global community of more than 17,000 video creators.

Kate helped set up the company in 2011 after seeing the growing need among brands for more cost-effective and streamlined video production while working at various media and creative agencies.

Before starting The Smalls, Kate was a media planner at Aegis-owned media agency Mitchell Communications.