Jury

 

Peter I. Crawford

Peter I. Crawford is an anthropologist, publisher and filmmaker. He has been an active member of The Nordic Anthropological Film Association (NAFA) since the late 1970s and is chairman of NAFA’s annual film selection committee. In the 1990s he started the long-term Reef Islands Ethnographic Film Project in the Solomon Islands, where he lived from 1995 to 1998, together with the Danish anthropologist, Jens Pinholt, which has resulted in a number of films and academic publications. Peter I. Crawford is professor of visual anthropology, where he is head of the master of visual anthropology programme, and head of the research group EA:RTH at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway. He has written extensively on visual anthropology and ethnographic filmmaking. He now lives and works full time in Tromsø innorthern Norway after working for many years as an anthropological consultant in the world of development, mainly in Africa.


Vlado Zrnić

Vlado Zrnić is a film director and university professor from Zadar, where he completed his doctoral studies on the topic “Painting and film - metonymic features in the structure and logic of painting”. He completed his Masters studies in the field of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. He is employed as a Full Professor at the Academy of Arts of the University of Split. As a director, he has authored four documentaries and two short feature films, as well as ten video works. His multi-award winning works include the film “Day under the Sun” (2000) and the video work “Customs Office of Time” (1994). He was the author or co-author of numerous exhibitions. He also authored two books published by the Academy of Arts of the University of Split: a textbook on film and a monograph based on a doctoral thesis.

 


Maja Novaković

Maja Novaković completed her Bachelor and Master studies at the Department of Art History, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. She is currently studying for a doctorate at the same faculty with a thesis titled “Poetics of Heritage in the Work of Sergei Parajanov”. Presently she is a Research Associate at the Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade. She has presented at conferences and published several scientific papers in the field of theory and practice of museology and heritology, as well as audio-visual heritage. Her first film, “Then Comes the Evening” (2019), had its international premiere at the Visions du Réel festival and participated in over 120 national and international festivals, winning 42 awards. She was a participant in the Talents Sarajevo program in 2020. The film has received the award for best national film at the 29th International festival of ethnological film.