JURIES

Julian Vergov

Julian Vergov

Actor

Julian Vergvo is a Bulgarian actor with over 50 theatre productions and feature films.

Winner of the Bulgarian theatre awards Ikar and Askeer as well as a number of film awards such as the “Golden Rose” and the award of the Bulgarian union of filmmakers “Vasil Gendov”. He has also been awarded at the film festival in Rimini (Italy) and at Cairo International Film Festival.
Some of his most famous roles on the screen are in “Mission London”, “German lessons”, “Petya na moyata Petya”, “In the Heart of the Machine”.
He participated in some of the most famous Bulgarian TV series “She and He”, “Stuklen dom“, “Revolution Z“, “Stolen Life“, “Otdel Izdirvane”.
Catrinel Danaiata

Catrinel Danaiata

Director

Catrinel Danaiata is a Romanian film director and screenwriter, born on July 6,1983, in Pitesti, Romania.
Between 2002-2006, she studied Film and TV directing at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L.Caragiale” Bucharest where she made her first short films.
She has a Ph.D. in Film and Media and is currently a university lecturer at National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” Bucharest.
In 2015, Dublu (Double) her first feature film directed by her, was selected for the CineLink Work in Progress at the Sarajevo Film Festival. The international premiere of Dublu (Double) was in 2016, at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, East of the West – Competition. The film was in several film festivals and in 2017 Dublu (Double) had 3 nominations at Gopo Awards, Romania. Also in 2017 Dănăiață won Best Director Award International for Dublu (Double) at the Terra di Siena Film Festival.
In 2023 I’M OK WITH YOUR LAST WISH a fantasy short film directed by her won ex aequo International Short Award at 27 Terra di Siena International Film Festival and The Award for The Best Film in the ROMCON 2023, The National Science Fiction Convention.