Peruvian filmmaker, who began her career in advertising before starting her own production company. Her first feature MADEINUSA was released in 2006. Three years later, the WCF-funded film THE MILK OF SORROW was a selection in the Berlinale Competition and went on to win the Golden Bear and the FIPRESCI Award. The film was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In 2012, her short film LOXORO was a selection in the Berlinale Shorts programme and won the Teddy Award. Her English-language film debut ALOFT screened in Competition in 2014 and as a Sundance Spotlight 2015. Claudia is a member of this year's Berlinale International Jury.
Hungarian director, actor and writer. He won, among others, the Fipresci prize for the film DELTA at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. His film PLEASANT DAYS won a Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival in 2002. He returned to the Co-Production Market with his project THE FLYING MAN in 2011.
Filmmaker who has worked in Mali and France. His WAITING FOR HAPPINESS won the Fipresci Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. Sissako was a member of the international Jury at the Berlinale and at Cannes. In 2008, he contributed the segment DIGNI TY to the international project Stories on Human Rights.
Dorothee Wenner is a filmmaker, film programmer and writer. She serves as the Berlinale delegate for cinemas from Sub-Saharan Africa. She is also a founding jury member of the Africa Movie Academy Awards.