FANTASIA 2010: A PRESTIGIOUS JURY

SCÈNE PRESENTS FANTASIA 2010: A PRESTIGIOUS JURY

The International Fantasia Film Festival is extremely proud to reveal our 2010 jury. Once again this year we will award prizes in the feature length, first feature, international shorts, Quebec shorts and Quebec DIY (which stands for Do it Yourself and is aimed at independent Quebec shorts) categories as well as a brand new prize for best international animation (either short or feature length).

Please see below the members of our various juries. A short bio of each member is available in the official guide.

FEATURE FILM JURY
JEAN-CLAUDE LORD (Jury President), director, screen writer, sand builder and producer
IAN LAUZON, screen writer and director
DON LOBEL producer, programmer
PAWA UP FIRST, Quebec band
ÉRIC TESSIER, Quebec director

FIRST FEATURE JURY
STEVEN SEVERIN (Jury president), musician, composer
SUSAN CURRAN – Director of acquisitions, ANCHOR BAY CANADA
BRAD MISKA – cofounder and editor in chief, BLOODY-DISGUSTING.COM
TOM QUINN – Senior Vice-President, MAGNOLIA PICTURES
BASIL TSIOKOS – producer, festival programmer, journalist, INDIEWIRE

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM JURY
MAURICE G. DANTEC (Jury president), author
JEAN-FRANÇOIS CAISSY, director
KURT HALFYARD, cinema critic
CAROLINA LUCCHESI LAVOIE, short film specialist
JEAN-FRANÇOIS RAUGER, Programming director of the Cinématheque française

INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION JURY
PIERRE HÉBERT, (Jury president), producer, director, actor, screen writer and composer
ÉLAINE DALLAIRE, host, journalist and producer
MARCO DE BLOIS, Animation programmer for the Cinématheque québécoise
CLAUDE ROBINSON, creator and illustrator

JURY COURTS-MÉTRAGES QUÉBÉCOIS
DANIELLE OUIMAND (Jury president), actress, host, signer and author
IZABEL GRONDIN, director, screen writer
MARTIN HENRI, director, producer

PRIX DIY QUÉBEC
INDIA DESJARDINS, author, screen writer
MARTIN DUBREUIL, musician, actor, director, author
SIMON LAGANIÈRE, director, musician
JEAN-PIERRE NORMAND, illustrator

Finally, not only are we proud to welcome back the L’Écran Fantastique and Séquences juries but we are also honoured to announce a new AQCC (Association québécoise des critiques de cinéma) jury.

For more information, please contact:
press@fantasiafestival.com

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