President of the Festival

Roseita Royce

Writer, Director and Producer

Jury of the Festival 2021

Col Spector

Writer, Director

Award-winning comedy director starring Keira Knightley, Ruth Negga & Stephen Mangan


Ben Mallaby

BAFTA nominated director & producer

Producer of shows for BBC3, ITV2 and Comedy Central. Also works in adverts and short content with clients such as GHD, Audible, and Cadburys


Kieran Suchet

Actor, writer & Digital Media Expert

Head of Media Arts programme at the University of Oxford


Adam Richards

Fight Director, Stunts, Producer, Actor, Writer and Cinematographer.

Years of experience on both film and stage, creator of “Kuen Tao” martial art style, seven different Black Belts, weapon skills


Alex De Luca

Writer, Director, Producer & Occasional Actor

Owner of Clouded Sight Pictures, Executive producer & director of Hymns of Abarise and Dixies


Christopher J O'Bryant

Award-winning screen writer


Ambassadors of the Festival

Professor Yu Xiong

Academic, Researcher and Serial Entrepreneur

Computer scientist, professor in various business schools across the UK. Active researcher with growing number of start-ups and companies. He published in top journals, and created business impact in multiple industries.


Amjad Suleman

Investment Banker, Fintech Expert, Dionysus Studio

Also ambassador at UK Film Educatiom Trust and VP UK. Has held Senior Management with Citigroup, Mizuho, Wachovia, Redddot Capital, Sclumberger, Atos Origin and De Beers - Diamond Trading Company.


The Festival's TEAM

Caroline Finsterwalder
Board of Management

Jonathan Akselsen
Board of Management

Nora Trotta
Board of Management

Peter Connery
Board of Management

Rama Chandra
Board of Management

Balbir Judge
Business Development Manager

Andrew Winston
Legal Team - Advisor

Tahir Ashraf
Festival's Lawyer & Barrister

Madison Gray
Legal Team - Advisor

Nadezhda Drobinina
Advertising Manager

David MacGillivray
Film Market - Sales Agent

Sara Davies Sadri
Senior Assistant to the President

Samuel Ferreira Rodrigues
Administration Team

Anna Richardson
Administration & Staff Manager

Abdul Alim Samaha
Administration Team

Sae Oshiro
Sales Manager

Amara Nura Patel

Jesper Henriksen

Patrick Mayer
Personal Assistant to the President

Smriti Tripathi
Social Media & PR

Paula Clark
Festival's Channel Presenter

Fabio Piazza
Lead Photographer

Maria Ferri
Venue & Entertainment Management

Anastasia Ivanova
Research & Events Management

Maya Modeste
Research & Marketing

Antoniu Corfita
Advertising and Marketing Management

Gerry Koeva
Business Development & Marketing

Wei Ling Chung
Research & Events Management

Carla Pascual
Advertising & Marketing

Tophu (Phuong) To
Video Editor

Tracie Saban
Casting Director

Claire Toeman
Casting Director

Ryan Royce
Marketing Manager

Mara-Iuliana Mahuna
Design & Technology Consultant

Kameliya Dimitrova
Events Marketing

Kateryna Gavrylenko
Event Organizer & Consultant

Kathryn Foster
Event Design Consultant

Helena Obisanya
Events Management

Sara Masiello
Research & Development

Evelin Brunekker
Branding and Advertising

Timea Vigh
Venue & Entertainment Management

Oana Boghian
Designer & Fashion Stylist

Eugenia Arhangelska
Shows and Events Organizer

Gracjana Ramotowska
Consultant and Support Specialist

Stefani Ivanova
Events Management Film & Acting Consultant

Gabriela Jianu
Design & Decoration Consultant

Irina Korsachka
Events & Shows Organizer

Marija Matvejeva
Luxury Brands Manager

Carolina Tarus
Music Shows & Performance organizer

Sofia Korcheva
Festival Events & Shows Organizer

Fabiola Vila
HR for Festival, Events & Conferences

Rebecca Felicie Ann Micaleff
Marketing & Branding Consultant

Gergana Tsvetanova
Marketing Management

Judy Malash
Event Management

Matea Augustinov
Business Development & Marketing

Veselina Petkkova
Business Development & Marketing

Sarika Raval
Business Development & Marketing

Iuliana Gervan
Business Development & Marketing

Harold Johnston
Developer - IT Manager

Brian McMillan
Front-End Developer - IT

Daniel Melo Carvalho
Web Designer - IT

Manuel Chandler
UX Designer & Coder - IT

Robert Warren
Back-End Developer - IT

Alfred Mortensen
Front-End Developer - IT

Jonathan Hale
Back-End Developer - IT

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