Jury Short Film Award

Jury Kurzfilmpreis 2017

Piet Baumgartner, machine draughtsman, TV reporter, studied journalism. Bachelor and Master of Film Direction at Zurich University of the Arts. Internships with Frank Castorf and René Pollesch, various theatre projects. His short films were screened internationally. Now a freelance author and director living in Zurich.

Christina von Ledebur studied literature and film in Zurich. She frequently writes reviews of Swiss films for the «Cinema» year book. For many years she has been buying films and TV series for Swiss Radio and Television. She lives with her partner and three children in Zurich.

Sebastian Ledesma, first acting experiences in productions by the Hora Theatre, where he also composed stage music. In 2013 he played in «Rosie» by Marcel Gisler and in «The Circle» by Stefan Haupt. After working as a directing assistant he now is employed in administration at Berne University of the Arts.

Senta van de Weetering studied film and German. Curator of the International Short Film Days in Winterthur. Responsible for marketing at Cinema Xenix, freelance film journalist and project director of company communications at the University of Lucerne. Lives in Zurich.