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.

Sonia Rovai
Head of Scripted Production
Sky Italia

Dr. Markus Schäfer
CEO All3Media Germany and
The Netherlands
Board Member
Allianz Deutscher Produzenten –
Film & Fernsehen e.V

Rohit Gupta
President
Sony Pictures Network
India

Michael Gray
Producer
BBC
Great Britain

Nicola Caligiore
Rai – Radiotelevisione Italiana
Vice-Chairman of the TV Committee
European Broadcasting Union

Nataly Kudiabor
Producer
UFA Fiction
Michael Ekelöf
Board Member – MMS
i Skandinavien
Director of Ad Sales
Business Development
TV4 Media

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

André Takeda
Head of Creative Services
The Walt Disney Company

Máire Kearney
Producer/Director
RTE Factual Unit
Irleland
Remco Lentjes
Head of Development and Sales
ITV Studios
Netherlands

Michel Chabrol
Senior Vice president
New TV Formats
Eutelsat

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

Sebastian Burkhardt
Scripted/Non-Scripted TV, Digital Media Development
Production/International Distribution
Keshet International

Barbara Aparo
Art Director
Fashion TV

Tan Chih Chong
Executive Producer, Co-founder
Sitting in Pictures
Singapore

Igor Tavares
Producer, Reporting, Journalist
TV Globo Brazil

Karlijn Paardekooper
Executive Producer
Czar Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Badih Chayban
Commissioning Editor
Olympic Channel

Jessica Schmiedchen
Executive In Charge of
Development Unscripted Content
CBC Television & CBC Gem
Canada

Sergio Spaccavento
Award Winning TV Show Writer
Executive Creative Director Conversion
Italy

François Chilot
Founder/President Les Producers
Honorary Chairman of the CFP-E (Commercial Film Producers of Europe)
Instigator of the World Producers Summit (WPS)
President Young Directors Award

Minki Thulo
Group Executive Director
MSG Africa

Michal Pacina
Creative Director
Prima TV

Lawrence Ribeiro
Action Director
Consultant Creative & Technical

Olivier Teepe
Director
Founder Cloudfactory

Marika Kecskeméti
Head of Development
YLE Teema
Finland

Milka Pogliani
former Screenwriter RAI
McCann Worldgroup Management Board

Flip Sorèe
Chief Creative Officer
Avantgarde, Shanghai
China

James Welch
Senior Marketing, Media leader
Future Facing
Toomas Luhats
Head of Acquisitions and VOD
Estonian Public Broadcasting

Nayo Titzin
Producer, Director
Artistic Director
Master of Art Film Festival