Jury

INNOVATIVE LEADERS ENCOURAGE CREATIVITY

The jury at the Venice International TV Award is composed of leading international TV experts. The work they select sets the standard for creativity across the industry.

Carlo Arturo Sigon
Director
President Italian Directors Guild
Alan Holland
BBC Studios
Head of Specialist Factual Productions
Frauke Neeb
Program Director RTL+
Germany

Karim Bartoletti
Executive Board Member
Italian Association of
Production Companies,
Partner / Executive Producer
Indiana Production Company

Christina Freiherr
Head of Factual Channels
Sky Germany
Arild Erikstad
President IMZ
Vice-President EBU
Music Expert Group,
Executive Producer/Editor TV Music,
Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Máire Kearney
Producer/Director
RTE Factual Unit
Irleland

Michael Gray
Commissioner
BBC Popular Music TV
Ditte Feuk
Head of Theatre, Opera and Dance
SVT Drama
Sweden

Lothaire Burg
Direction de la Production,
Chargé de Mission Innovation,
ARTE TV
France

Bonolo Modisakwane
Account Executive
Content Distribution
Paramount Africa

Dirk Engelhardt
Director Local Productions
Warner Bros. Discovery
Germany
Pedro Lopes
Director of Content
SP Televisão
Portugal
Sergio Nakasone
Head of Non Fiction Content
Development
Warner Bros. Discovery

Minnie Ferrara
Director
Luchino Visconti Film School
Italy

Ramanathan Durai
Manager, Creative Innovation
beIN SPORTS Asia Pacific

Yuko Hashizaki
International Relations
Kansai TV
Japan
Anthony Buncio
VP of Development
and Executive Producer
Screenplay Films
Indonesia

Marika Kecskeméti
Head of Yle Teema
Finland

Maria Nordenberg
Producer
Nordiskfilm
Kenichi Matsumiya
Senior Producer
Special Content
Development Center
NHK, Japan
Margarida Victória Pereira
Director
Acquisitions & International Programming
TVI Portugal

Marcelo Lezama
Programming Manager Film & Arts
AMC Networks International
Latin America
Argentina

Ieva Rozentale
Chair of the EBU TV
Music Experts Group
Head of Culture
Latvian Television

Barbara Aparo
Art Director
Fashion TV

Mariano Amiune
Commissioning Editor
Originals | Commissioning Department
Olympic Channel
Tracey O’Halloran
Creative Executive Producer
Media Zoo
Megan Wells
Director/Filmmaker
USA
Sergio Spaccavento
Executive Creative Director
H48, Italy

Michal Pacina
Creative Director
Prima TV

Jose Mari R. Abacan
Former First Vice President
Program Management Dept.
GMA Network

Marina Spada
Member of the
Italian Cinema Academy

Li-Kim Chuah
Development Manager
Australian Children’s
Television Foundation
Hossein Panahi
CEO
HPD Media