Mr. Regis Wargnier
Jury Chairman

D.O.B: April 18, 1948
Director, producer, screenwriter; France

Régis Wargnier directed his first film “La femme de ma vie” in 1986. His biggest success was back in 1993 when his film “Indochine” was priced with the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards.

Filmography :
As a director: La Femme de ma vie (1986); Indochine (1992); Une femme francaise (1995), Man to Man (2005), TheGate (2014)
As a screenwriter: Je suis le seigneur du château (1989); Est-Ouest (1999)
As an assistant director: La Femme en bleu (1973); Mon premier amour (1978); La Banqiuère (1980);
Le Bon Plaisir (1984); Souvenirs, souvenirs (1984)

Awards :
-    Won Best Direction Award in Moscow International Film Festival 1995 with “Une femme francaise” (1995)
-    Won Audience Choice Award in Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2000 with “Est-Ouest” (1999)



Ms. Geraldine Chaplin

Jury member
D.O.B: July 31, 1944
Hollywood Actress; United States of America

Geraldine Chaplin is the daughter of famous Charlie Chaplin and started her own career with her first role in “Limelight” at the age of 8. In 1966, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year-Actress. In 1982, she was a member of the Jury in Cannes and in 2011 she acted as the president of the Jury for the Moscow International Film Festival.

Limelight (1952); Doctor Zhivago (1965); La madriguera (1969); A House Without Boundaries (1972); Criacuervos (1975); Nashville (1975); Welcome to L.A (1976); Remember My Name (1978); Chaplin (1992); En la ciudad sin limites (2002); The Orphanage (2007)

-    Won Best Actress Award in Sitges- Catalonian International Film Festival 1972 with “Z.P.G” (1972)
-    Won Best Actress Award in Paris Film Festival 1978 with “Remember my name” (1978)
-    Won Special Tribute Award in Almeria International Short Film Festival 2008
-    Won Lifetime Achievement Award in Transilvania International Film Festival 2012
-    Won Best Actress Award in Chicago International Film Festival 2014 with “Dolares de arena” (2014)



Mr. Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Jury member
D.O.B: July 3, 1941
Director, producer, script writer; India

Adoor Gopalakrishnan is one of India’s finest filmmakers. In 1972, he produced his first full-length film “Swayamvaram” which became one of the major films of the Indian New Wave. He won several national and international awards, amongst others the British Film Institute Award in 1982 for “Elippathayam” and the Indian National Award for Best Film in 1995 for “Kathapurushan”.

Kodiyettam/Ascent (1977); Elippathayam/Rat Trap (1981); Mukhamukham/Face to Face (1984); Anantaram/Monologue (1987); Mathilukal/The Walls (1990); Vidheyan/The Servile (1993); Kathapurushan/Man of the Story (1995)

-    Won Best Director Award and Best Story Writer Award in Kerala State Film Awards 1978 with “Kodiyettam” (1977)
-    Won FIPRESCI Prize and UNICEF Award in Venice Film Festival 1990 with “Mathilukal” (1990)
-    Won Grand Prize in Aubervilliers International Children's Film Festival 2002 with “Mathilukal” (1990)
-    Won FIPRESCI Prize in Bombay International Film Festival 2003 with “Nizhalkkuthu” (2002)
-    Won Lifetime Achievement Award in India National Film Awards 2005
-    Won Golden Lotus Award for Best Director in India National Film Awards 2009 with “Naalu Pennungal” (2007)




Ms. Maria Izadora Calzado
Jury member

D.O.B: August 12, 1982
Actress; Philippines


Maria Izadora Calzado has featured in various films, she hosted some shows herself and was on multiple magazine covers, for exemple Women’s health or Cosmopolitan Magazine. Over the past years, she won numerous prizes for her acting. Iza Calzado is also a National Ambassador of World Wide Fund for Nature Philippines.

Sigaw (2004); Milan (2004); Blackout (2007); The Echo (2008); One True Love (2008); Dukot (2009); HIV (2010); Starting Over Again (2014); Etiquette for Mistresses (2015)

-    Won Best Supporting Actress Award in FAP Awards, Philippines 2009 with “One true love” (2008)
-    Won Best Supporting Actress Award in Gawad Urian Awards 2005 with “Sigaw” (2014)
-    Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in Golden Screen Awards, Philippines 2010 with “Dukot” (2009)
-    Won Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Single Drama/ Telemovie Program in Golden Screen TV Awards, Philippines 2014 with “Maalaala mo kaya” (1991) and “Ilog” (2013).
-    Won Best New Wave Actress Award in Metro Manila Film Festival 2011 with “HIV: Si Heidi, Si Ivy at Si V” (2010)
-    Won Female Face of the Night Award in Star Awards for Movie 2010




Mr. Dao Ba Son

Jury member
D.O.B: 1952
Director, Vietnam

He had been teaching in Hanoi Academy of Theatre and Cinema from 1973 to 1977, then he has worked at Vietnam Feature Film Studio since 1980. In his entire 24-year-career, he has played and directed over 80 of feature films and video feature films, and has achieved many great awards in Vietnam National Film Festivals as well as Golden Kites Awards of Vietnam Cinema Association. The film he directed “The Song about the Musician in Thang Long royal Citadel” (Vietnamese: Long Thanh Cam gia Ca) scooped the Golden Kite awards with four awards : Best Feature Film Award, Best Scriptwriter Award, Best Designer Award and Best Actress Award in the Golden Kite Awards 2010.

Gold digger (1989); Madame Dung (1993); White Separation (1994); The Cloud doesn’t stop (2007); The Song about the Musician in Thang Long royal Citadel (2010).

-    Won Jury Prize in the 9th Vietnam Film Festival 1990 with “Gold digger” (1989)
-    Won Best Director Award in Golden Kite Awards 1998 with “The dark stairs”
-    Won Best Director Award in Golden Kite Awards 2009 with “ The Cloud doesn’t stop” (2007)

The 4th Hanoi international film festival