Best Short Film Jury
Emma is an Australian filmmaker and multimedia artist based between Colombia and London. She studied under acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr at his film.factory in Sarajevo where she received her MFA in filmmaking.
Her debut feature-length film, PAPAGAJKA (The Parrot) had its World Premiere at the South by Southwest [SXSW] Film Festival and the Sarajevo Film Festival and continued on to a successful festival run worldwide. Emma’s moving image works have been selected for over 200 festivals and exhibitions worldwide and won several awards.
She is an alumnus of the Torino Film Lab, Berlinale Talents, the Berlinale Short Film Station and the Reykjavík Talent Lab. Emma is developing her next two narrative feature films, EL VAQUERO and SAUDADE, both set in Colombia, and is in post-production on a three-channel experimental film installation based on Henry David Thoreau’s 'Walden'.