Meet the Judges

Kosai Sekine

Film Director - Music videos, documentary, advertising... 

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Ivy Yukiko Ishihara Oldford 

Fiction & Documentary filmmaker

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Nick Dwyer

Film Director, Radio personality, DJ, Musician 

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Peter Michael Dowd

Director & Editor: Documentary

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Kazuya Nagaya

Musician, Writer,  Professor at Shirayuri University

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David Hal Chester

Screenwriter, film director and musician.

Paul Richard Johannessen

Documentary and Music Video Director/Producer, Musician, Videographer, Sound Recordist

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Tu Neill

Film Director - Music videos, documentary, advertising... 

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Ivan Kovac

Ivan is a Tokyo, Japan based DP. He shoots feature films, commercial, branded and documentary.

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