Onion Seed Award Jury
Onion Seed Award Jury
MARKO GRBA SINGH
Marko Grba Singh was born in 1988 in Belgrade, Serbia. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Film Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. His short documentaries “At Least We’ve Met” (2012) and “Pale” (2013) premiered at Visions du Réel. His first mid length film “Abdul & Hamza“ (2015) received a Special Mention at FIDMarseille. His short film “If I Had It My Way I Would Never Leave” was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in the ACID Section in 2017. Since 2018, he has served as the Artistic Director of Beldocs, Belgrade International Documentary Film Festival. His first feature film “Rampart” (2021) premiered at Locarno Film Festival.
Stephanie Fuchs has been a part of the Autlook Filmsales team since 2014. Through her work as Autlook’s Festival Manager, Stephanie has overseen the festival runs of acclaimed films such as Three Minutes: A Lengthening (2021) which premiered in Venice, Oscar nominees Writing with Fire (2021), and For Sama (2019). In 2023, Autlook launched four feature docs at Sundance, including Smoke Sauna Sisterhood. In 2022 Stephanie has expanded her area of expertise as part of the sales team, licensing films to theatrical distributors, broadcasters and VOD platforms. She offers her expertise as a consultant, industry advisor, and panelist, and has been part of several international festival juries.
Vítězslav Chovanec graduated from Film and Audio-Visual Culture Studies at Masaryk University in Brno. During his studies, he worked for Czech Television as an assistant dramaturge. Since 2010, he has been involved with several film festivals, including Cinema Mundi, Karlovy Vary IFF, Ji.hlava IDFF, and Mezipatra IQFF. As a journalist, Vítězslav has contributed to various Czech outlets, including 25fps, Film a doba, and he is still writing for the magazine Cinepur. Additionally, he is a member of the programming team of the One World Human Rights Film Festival in Prague. In September 2017, he joined the team of the Czech Film Center, a division of Czech Film Fund, where he is responsible for the promotion of Czech documentary and short films abroad.