Festival Jury

Mileta Poštić

Mileta Poštić is working as a professor of animation, visual effects, and videogame design at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. He is also a storyboard director and the manager of a private training center Lervolino animation studio. He simultaneously works as a director and co-owner of the animation studio Furuna and as an advisor of the minister of culture and information of RS. He got his bachelor’s degree in drawing in the US and got his master’s in the UK. He taught at universities in seven different countries on four continents. He held animation workshops in six other countries. Two of his illustration books “Recipes for a happy life” were published by the publisher Komiko. His primary interest is the illustration and animation of characters.

Sergey Strusovsky

Worked not only as a director of animated, feature, and documentary films, but also as a producer and screenwriter, engaged in education in the field of film. He has won awards at international festivals of animated, feature, and documentary films. He is currently working on the puppet series "Small, but clever" for the studio "Soyuzmultfilm", which will premier in 2021. Active participant and initiator in projects with environmental themes, in order to educate through art, create and raise awareness among young people. He is preparing the production of 10 new episodes of the educational series "Russian Literature" (Studio "Vremja kino"). This series is a combination of documentary and feature film. It was shown on the Serbian television "Haram". He holds lectures for teachers, students, and pupils of primary and secondary schools on the topic of animated films.

Zoran Stefanović

(Born in Loznica in 1969) Writer, producer, cultural activist, scholar. He graduated in dramaturgy and screenwriting at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where he is also a doctoral student in the theory of dramatic arts, culture and media. He founded the first organized network of production of SF and fantasy films in Serbian cinematography in 1990, and his play „Slavic Orpheus” began the post-Yugoslav phase of Serbian and Macedonian theater and drama in 1992. The second part of his opus is of a documentary nature in the form of films and studies. He professionally cooperated with important institutions in Europe and the USA for about thirty years, especially in the sector of art, culture and entertainment industry. He is the founder of several international cultural networks and projects in the field of publishing, digitalization, lexicography and pop culture. His works have been translated into Macedonian, Romanian, Slovenian, English, French, Russian and Ukrainian. He has received about forty awards for artistic, cultural, research and social work. He lives in Belgrade.