Jury

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

Alex Dudok de Wit

Journalist, writer

Raised in London on a diet of weird and wonderful animated films, Alex started writing about cinema early on. He is now Associate Editor at Cartoon Brew, where he covers the global animation industry. He is also a curator at Short of the Week, and his writing on animation has appeared in publications including Sight & Sound, Time Out and Blink Blank. In his free time, he watches Isao Takahata’s Grave of the Fireflies on repeat, because he’s writing a book about it.

Ohna Falby

Producer

Ohna Falby set up London-based production company Life to Live Films in 2011 to produce independent shorts and feature films. Her career in TV commercials and art films has led to her rich and diverse talent relationships, and her previous long-standing partnership with writer-director Daniel Mulloy, contributed to her great track record of producing (BAFTA, UIP, EIFF, Prix Canal+ etc) award-winning short films.

Her current development slate includes feature projects with directors she has nurtured successful short film partnerships with: La Fille De L’Estuaire | The Girl from the Estuary, a fantasy drama by Crocodile director Gaëlle Denis, a UK-FR coproduction with support from BFI and Région Bretagne, currently at financing stage, Baby Star, an original dark dystopian comedy in development with Feed Me director Rachel Maclean with support from SFTN Creative Scotland. She is also developing a dark comedy first feature called The Tribe with Brynach Day, currently at treatment stage, and looking for finance to produce their proof of concept short Passing Lane.

For projects in development or production see film pages at lifetolivefilms.com

Carter Pilcher

Chief Executive - Shorts TV

Carter Pilcher pioneered the world’s leading short entertainment company, ShortsTV. He is the only former Astronautical Engineer at the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and BAFTA, where he is a voting member. As Chief Executive of ShortsTV, Carter’s focus is captivating global audiences with the most innovative high-quality short entertainment and continuing to innovate platforms at the intersection of tech and original content.

ShortsTV is the global home of short entertainment with a 24/7 HD channel available in 100m+ homes across four continents, and the world’s largest catalogue of shorts (13,000+ titles). ShortsTV is also the exclusive distributor of the Oscar Nominated Short Films and has developed the first video app to use a similar machine-learning algorithm to Spotify, giving audiences the power to create their own movie channels.

Susie Watson

BBC Drama - Talent Development

Susie started out writing and directing short films before moving on to direct TV drama including BBC2's The Well, a teen thriller and online experience starring Karen Gillan, which was nominated for an International Digital Emmy, a Children’s Bafta, a Rose d’Or and won an RTS Award. Susie now works in the BBC Drama Commissioning team, where her role includes helping develop new projects and identifying exciting new writing and directing talent.

Deirdre Hopkins

BAFTA - Head of Film

Information coming soon