The second group of judges have been announced for this year’s Screen Awards – the 10th edition of the event.
The new Screen Awards judges include Bertrand Faivre, managing director at The Bureau, Louisa Dent, managing director at Curzon Artificial Eye, and Natascha Wharton, senior development and production executive for the BFI Film Fund.
Also among those now confirmed are Carla Quarto di Palo, director of international sales at Cornerstone Films, producers Damian Jones of DJ Films and Lee Magiday of Sleeper Films, and Mounia Wissinger, director of marketing at Protagonist Pictures.
The first group were announced last week. This year’s entry deadline is September 6.
Second group of judges
- Farah Abuswesha, producer/founder of BAFTA Rocliffe new writing initiative
- Louisa Dent, managing director, Curzon Artificial Eye
- Bertrand Faivre, managing director, The Bureau
- Hannah Farrell, creative director, Fable Pictures
- Edward Fletcher, managing director, Thunderbird Releasing
- Damian Jones, producer, DJ Films
- Lee Magiday, producer, Sleeper Films
- Chris Paton, independent publicity and marketing consultant
- Carla Quarto di Palo, director of international Sales, Cornerstone Films
- Grainne Peat, managing director, Event Cinema Association
- Alex Ward, CEO, Lime Communications
- Natascha Wharton, senior development and production executive, BFI Film Fund
- Mounia Wissinger, director of marketing, Protagonist Pictures
As announced in April, this year sees the introduction of seven new categories, including awards for Documentary and Foreign-Language Film Release of the Year, plus International Sales Deal for a UK film.
This year’s ceremony will take place on November 28 at The Ballroom Southbank in London.
The awards recognise excellence in UK film distribution, exhibition, marketing, publicity, production and brand partnerships.
Among this year’s sponsors are Screen Scotland, Movio, Powster, ScreenSkills, UK Cinema Association and newcomer MUBI Go for the Cinema of the Year (24 Screens or under).
20th Century Fox, Disney and Curzon Artificial Eye were among the big winners at last year’s Screen Awards.