Jury 2018

In the Jury for „REC internationales junges Filmfestival“ (competition age 16 to 27)
this year are:

Jan Tenhaven
Jan Tenhaven, born in 1969, grew up in the Ruhrpott and founded Macropus Film with three friends while still at school. First on VHS tapes, later on U-matic lowband, he made several self-made feature films. Jan now hopes that these films will never appear out of nowhere.
Besides studying politics and sociology, Jan first worked as a sound engineer, then as a news reporter and author of magazine articles. After a three-year stay as a correspondent and office manager at a production company in London, Jan has exclusively produced longer documentaries and documentaries since 2001. His cinema debut film „Herbstgold“ (2010) about five very old athletes has received several awards and has been invited to more than 100 film festivals. The 90-minute Arte documentary „Silicon Valley Revolution“ (2017) about the beginnings of the PC won the Max Planck Society’s Computer Science Journalism Award.
Jan is a member of AG DOK and 1st Chairman of the Documentary Film Section of the German Academy for Television.


Regina Holzkamp
Regina Holzkamp was born in Berlin-Neukölln. Since the 1980s she has worked as a therapist, printer, radio journalist and library employee. She is the mother of a 23-year-old daughter and a 17-year-old son.
Since 1985 programme designer and projectionist at the K.O.B. cinema, 1989 founding member of the initiative for a feminist communal cinema (later Blickpilotin e.V.) in Berlin, 1994 collaboration at the Balázs cinema, 1995 distance learning as a film theatre saleswoman.
Film programmes (a selection) „Muriel Box – Let me entertain you“ (1991 in the Arsenal with Madeleine Bernstorff and Andrea Horakh), films by Yoko Ono (1991 in the Eiszeit cinema), „Marie Menken – Filmpoesie“ (1992 in the Arsenal with Ute Aurand), „Films by female directors of the 1960s“ (1994 in the Balázs cinema), „Meetings with African female directors“ (1998 in Emitaay with Beate Spille), „Lindsay Cooper – Film Composition“ (1998 in the Arsenal), „My migrant Soul – Films and Videos about Migration“ (2003 in PallasT with Madeleine Bernstorff). 2017 Organizer of the program „Who should write our history, if not ourselves – Schöneberg subculture of the 1980s“.


Jannis Alexander Kiefer
Jannis Alexander Kiefer, born in Berlin in 1989, studied „audiovisual media“ at the Beuth Hochschule für Technik in Berlin after various internships in Munich, Freiburg and Berlin and has been working as a freelance cameraman and editor since 2011. His graduation film „ein moment bei unserer granmutter“//“A Moment At Grandma’s“ was invited to the 33rd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival and won the Docu-Clip at the 26th REC International Film Festival in Berlin, where he was invited as a jury member this year.
Since 2016 he studies directing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF and since 2017 he has received the „German scholarship“. His first year film „Comments“ won the „Short Tiger Award“ from German Films and is awarded by the „KurzFilmAgentur“ Hamburg.

2018 „Performer“// „Actors“- Short Documentary – Concept & Direction
Film University Potsdam-Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
2017 „Comments“ – Short Film – Concept & Direction
Film University Potsdam-Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF & DFA Production
2016 „A Moment At Grandma’s“ // „a moment with our grandmother“
Short Documentary – Concept & Direction
Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin & Kieferwood Production

This year is on the jury for the docu-clip (awarded by the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film):

Kim Busch
Kim Busch, head of program coordination, has been working in the program department of DOK Leipzig since 2014. She previously studied media and communication sciences in Halle (Saale) and Leipzig and worked for various production companies and funding institutions. She also works as a curator and curated the youth program of DOK Leipzig for three years in a row. She is active as a consultant and jury member at various festivals worldwide.

The award for the best Berlin Film will be given by Ziegler Film.

Additional Ziegler-Film-Production will allocate a traineeship at their forthcoming film or tv production.

In the juries for REC for Kids (competition 6 – 15 years) are this year:

Jury of mediapedagogics
Marie-Ulrike Callenius
Ralph Etter

Kids jury
Diana Stoffel

Wanda Stoffel
Ronja Tenhaven
Noam Schwitzke