FIVE EMINENT PROFESSIONALS JUDGE THE FILMS AT GOLDEN RHYTON

Jury President, Svetoslav Stoyanov is a film director. His documentary debut The Last Black Sea Pirates received Golden Rhyton Award. Jury members: artist Angel Gescheff worked 23 years in China to then found Arsenal of Art Gallery in Plovdiv; director Maria Averina won the Best Debut Award at Golden Rhyton Bulgarian Documentary and Animated Film Festival ‘2017; animation director Velislava Gospodinova’s The Lighthouse (2009), The Blood (2012) and Firebird (2017) have won many prestigious awards; Prof. Nadezhda Marinchevska is a film critic and researcher.

The five members of the jury shall have to view a total of 56 films in two categories: 19 animated and 37 documentaries, to choose the winners.