Jury 2022 – Festival du Film Merveilleux
The following jury members will awarded the prizes of the 12th edition of Festival du Film Merveilleux. Click on each image for the bios and news of each jury.
In 2022, Jenna Suru will be the President of the Jury of the 12th Festival du Film Merveilleux. Jenna is a French producer, director, screenwriter and actress who has been running the French Film production company Belle Époque Films since 2015.
Jenna will be joined by Keith Simanton, IMDbPro Managing Editor; Blanca Lista, Head of Feature at The Jim Henson Company. Blanca won an Emmy® for Outstanding Children’s Program as Co-Executive Producer on ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ for Netflix; she’s also Producing ‘The Portable Door’ starring Christoph Waltz and Sam Neill, as well as Co-Producing Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ with Netflix. Kevin McTurk, filmmaker and Best Movie winner of the 11th edition of the Festival du Film Merveilleux. Kevin began his career in special make-up effects at Stan Winston Studios, working on Batman Returns, Interview with a Vampire, and the Jurassic Park films; Alix Bénézech, actress who has worked with directors such as Clint Eastwood, Christopher Mcquarrie, Catherine Corsini, Gilles Legrand, Yann Lequellec, Dominique Farrugia; Mi Kwan Lock, actress known for A Korean in Paris directed by Soo-il Jeon; Nicolas Duval, known for Raging ball, Peter and Urban Jungle; Mirit Mikhail, French Egyptian filmmaker. They will be awarded the 2022 Festival du Film Merveilleux Prizes: Best Movie, Best Animated Movie, Best Music, Best VFX, Best Screenplay, and Jury Prize.
Tommy Mitram, a twenty-eight-year-old professional actor and former Festival volunteer, will present the Youth award; Estelle Baldassin, also a former volunteer of the Festival will be the Master of Ceremony. Estelle is an actress and has worked on short films, commercials, and Feature movies.
They will be awarded the 2022 Festival du Film Merveilleux Prizes : Best movie, Best animated movie, Best music, Best VFX, Best screenplay, and Jury Prize.
Actress, Writer, Filmmaker and Film Festival Director.
MI KWAN LOCK
Head of Film at the Jim Henson Company
Managing Editor IMDbPro
Tommy Mitram Twenty eight year old professional actor and former Festival volunteer, will present the Youth Award and Estelle Baldassin, also a former volunteer of the festival will be the master of ceremony. She is an actress and has worked on short films, commercials and Feature movies, including Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel.