Vasilis Kehagias


He is the President of the Panhellenic Association of Film Critics. He was born in 1962 in Thessaloniki, where he studied dentistry, which he still practices. He has been actively involved in film criticism since 1982, while he has been a member of the Greek Association of Film Critics since 1984. Since 2019, he has been its President. He was the Director of the Cinema Museum from 2005 to 2010, while in between, in addition to film criticism, he worked as a journalist in the newspaper MACEDONIA and in other newspapers and magazines, as well as a presenter of television shows on ERT 3 and a producer of radio shows on Kokkino.



Janet Baris


She was born in 1982. She graduated Istanbul University in 2004. Same year she was accepted to master program in Communication Science at the University of Marmara, Faculty of Communication. She graduated from the MA program in 2006 with “Cinematic Object and the Power of Observation” thesis. Her articles based on film/director analysis and critic reviews/commentaries have been published in many magazines. She took her PHD degree with “Contemporary Turkish Cinema and Melancholy” thesis in August 2013. She has been a member of SİYAD (Turkish Film Critics Association) since May 2008 and FIPRESCI since 2010. She is currently teaching at Altinbas University Faculty of Art as an Assistant Professor.



Pabloc Garccía Conde


Pablo García is a film programmer, film critic, history teacher and filmmaker based in Spain. He has been a film programmer at Dart Festival in Barcelona; a member of juries in international festivals from Russia, Armenia, Ecuador and Spain; and member of selection committees at International Festival of Films on Art (Canada), La Casa Cine Fest (Ecuador) and Golden Apricot IFF (Armenia). He is a member of Creative Armenia Network, the French Syndicate of Film Critics, the IAEC (which organizes the FEROZ awards in Spain) and the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). He has codirected 2801, winner of the Salamanca Youth Awards (Spain) and selected in several film festivals. His second short film, The Photographer and His Shadow. A Portrait of Gagik Harutyunyan, has been granted by Creative Armenia and released at the 40th International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA).

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