• Pavel Lungin

    Pavel Lungin

    President of the jury

    President of the jury
    Director, screenwriter and producer

    Laureate of the Cannes Film Festival, the Golden Eagle Award and the Nika Award. Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters (France). Honorary member of the Russian Academy of Arts. People's Artist of the Russian Federation.

  • Alexander Mitta

    Alexander Mitta

    President of the jury
    Film director and screenwriter

    People’s Artist of Russia, director of "The Border. Taiga Romance", "Dot, dot, comma…", "Air Crew"

  • Konstantin Fam

    Konstantin Fam

    President of the jury
    Independent director, producer and writer

    Director of short film "Shoes" dedicated to the Holocaust remeberance. Founder of the Almanah project "Witnesses". Laureate of Russian and Foreign film awards

  • Alexander Rodnyansky

    Alexander Rodnyansky


    Producer of TV-shows and feature films, member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, founder of the first independent Ukrainian TV channel 1+1, CEO of CTC Media broadcasting company

  • Julia Aug

    Julia Aug

    Theatre and film actor and director

    Laureate of the TEFI and Nika Awards. Has played more than 50 parts in different films, such as “Intimate Parts”, “The Student” and “Ekaterina”.

  • Alexander Boroda

    Alexander Boroda

    Rabbi, Public figure

    The President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, Founder and Director General of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, a member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation

  • Александр Борода

    Александр Борода

    Rabbi, Public figure

    President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, General Director and founder of the Jewish Museum and Center for Tolerance, member of the Public Chamber of Russia

  • Vladimir Kott

    Vladimir Kott


    The director of the theater, cinema and TV projects "Kings of the Game", "Hunter", "Peter Leschenko" and "Carp Frozen". He directs the director's studio in VGIK

  • Artyom Vitkin

    Artyom Vitkin

    Screenwriter, director, producer

    Creator of films “Kaddish”, “The Dawns Here Are Quiet …”, “The Green Carriage” and “Pure Art”. He participated actively in Jewish youth life in moscow in 90s and 2000s.

  • Ekaterina Mtsitouridze

    Ekaterina Mtsitouridze

    Film expert, TV presenter

    Russian TV presenter, film expert & critic, editor-in-chief of "Variety Russia" magazine, head of ROSKINO, film expert of the First Channel, SPIMF’s concept creator and general producer

  • Екатерина Мцитуридзе

    Екатерина Мцитуридзе

    Film expert, TV presenter

    Russian TV presenter, film expert & critic, editor-in-chief of "Variety Russia" magazine, head of ROSKINO, film expert of the First Channel, SPIMF’s concept creator and general producer

  • Brett Ratner

    Brett Ratner


    American filmmaker, producer, screenwriter and actor. Best movies: "Red Dragon", "Rush hour", "Family man", "Twenty-one", "Woody Allen". Is the CEO and co-founder of RatPac Entertainment

  • Elena Khazanova

    Elena Khazanova


    Has created multiple films in Switzerland, France and Russia. Her works include "Love Express", "Game of Words. Translator for the Oligarch" (fr. “La traductrice”), "Sam" and "Petrushka Syndrome" based on the novel by Dina Rubina.

  • Sofia Kapkova

    Sofia Kapkova

    Producer, Cultural figure

    Director of the Documentary film center, general director of the documentary film festival "Center", producer of documentaries and television projects

  • Ruslan Sorokin

    Ruslan Sorokin

    Writer and produccer

    Author of scripts to various top TV series as "The Backside of the Moon", "Major" and "Big Difference"

  • Larisa Maliukova

    Larisa Maliukova

    Film critic

    A critic, a candidate of art criticism, a columnist for Novaya Gazeta, and the author of articles in magazines: The Art of Cinema, The Session, The Theater, The Soviet Film, The Soviet Screen, Ogonek, etc.

  • Arkady Ukupnik

    Arkady Ukupnik

    Composer, pop singer, actor, music producer

    Producer of technopop band Car-Man, one of creators of the World Jazz Festival, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.

  • Aleksey Ageev

    Aleksey Ageev


    Producer of "The Queen of Spades: Black Rite", "Shapito-show", "Indigo", "DuhLess" and TV shows "Zaytsev +1", "Adulteries", "Cool guys"

  • Александр Котт

    Александр Котт

    Director, screenwriter, producer

    The creator of such films and television series as "Convoy PQ-17", "Yolki-2", "Yolki-3", "The Other Side of the Moon", "Brest Fortress", "Test". The winner of numerous film festivals, the owner of the Special Prize of the Berlin Film Festival of 200, the nominee for the European Film Academy Awards, the Golden Eagle and Nika

  • Alisa Khazanova

    Alisa Khazanova

    Actress of theater and cinema, director

    As an actor performed in theatres “Praktika”, “Polyteatr” and "Chateau de Fantomas", took part in projects of the Texture International Festival and the Diaghilev Festival. In 2016 wrote, directed and performed in a feature film “Shards” in New York

  • Igor Ugolnikov

    Igor Ugolnikov

    Actor, producer, director, screenwriter

    Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. The author of ideas, general producer, director and screenwriter of films "Brest Fortress", "Battalion" and "WWI, World War One" and many others.

  • Sergey Mokritskiy

    Sergey Mokritskiy

    Director, operator, screenwriter

    Director of "Teachers’ Day", "Battle for Sevastopol"

  • Vladimir Alenikov

    Vladimir Alenikov


    Soviet and Russian film director, writer, translator, screenwriter, producer of multiple films including "The Drayman and the King", “The Adventures of Petrov and Vasechkin, Usual and Incredible”, “Princess' War”, “God's Smile or an Odessa Story”, "There Was a Piano-Tuner". Honored Art Worker of Russia

  • Dmitry Astrakhan

    Dmitry Astrakhan

    Film and theatre director, actor, producer

    Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation, Member of the Public Council of the Russian Jewish Congress

  • Dmitry Litvinov

    Dmitry Litvinov


    CEO of Planeta Inform communication group, publisher of Booker’s Bulletin and “Kinomekhanik Segodnya” periodical

  • Ilya Bachurin

    Ilya Bachurin


    Vice-president of ceremonies in the Olympics Organizing Committee 2014, creative producer of the World Festival of Youth and Students 2017, Chairman of the TransformNation Film Awards Organizing Committee, owner of “Klever” production company

  • Makar Kozhukhov

    Makar Kozhukhov

    Distributor, Producer

    Independent producer, distributor and media manager