In the jury for REC for Kids (competition 6 – 15 years) are this year:
Ralph Etter was born on December 22, 1978 in Solothurn (Switzerland). He completed his studies in directing at the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst in Zurich in 2004 with the sensitive movie „Wackelkontakt“, which was shown at numerous festivals worldwide and won internationally renowned prizes.
In 2005 Ralph Etter received a scholarship from the Young Academy of the Arts and moved from Zurich to Berlin. One year later he went to Copenhagen with the Yvonne LangChardonnens scholarship to deepen his script-writing skills. In 2009, he realised his first cinema movie „Cargo“, for which he co-directed at short notice.
In the same year he also received another scholarship, the „Werkjahrbeitrag des Schweizer Kantons Solothurn“. In 2015 he joined the selection committee of the International Film Festival in Berlin for the section „Generation“ and since 2016 he has been working as an external lecturer at the Zurich University of Art and Design.
Marie-Ulrike Callenius does film and art projects and works as a designer in the media and design sector. Raised in Berlin, she studied documentary and experimental film at the Hochschule der Künste.
She produces long and short films and has worked on various research projects and participative films in Italy, China and Cuba, among others.
11 years ago she founded the PAPIERKINO ( www.papierkino.de ) and since then has produced over 40 short films with children, young people and adults.
She works in Berlin – and nationwide, designs projects, courses, further education and creative seminars. Participation in festivals, symposia and workshops.
Many projects in recent years have focused on young refugees and welcome classes. She is currently working on a new film project about the discovery of Berlin by children who are new to the city and the design of a game as material for language education.
In the jury for REC Internationales junges Filmfestival (competition 16 to 27 years) are this year:
Jannis Alexander Kiefer
This year is on the jury for the Docu-Clip (awarded by the Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film):