Advisory Board

We thank the following board members for their support in making this year a great success and look forward to working together again in the coming year.

  • PHIL BLUNDELL, Managing Director, The Edge Picture Co Ltd, UK
  • MARISSA FLORES, Senior VP for News and Public Affairs, GMA Network, The Philippines
  • ROBERT E. FRYE, Managing Director, Whistling Communications USA
  • ABID HUSSAIN, CEO / Creative Head, Creative Stew Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • DREW IANNI, President, The Athena Project, USA
  • KEN KERSCHBAUMER, Editorial Director, Sports Video Group, USA
  • LARRY KRISTIANSEN, VP Event Production, ESPN, USA
  • SUSANNE MUELLER, Head of Coproductions and Development, ZDF, Germany
  • KATHERINE MEYER, Vice President, Awards & Film Festivals, Showtime Networks Inc, USA
  • PETER PEETERS, Creative Director, Norvell Jefferson, Belgium
  • BECCA SCHADER, Creative Director, HBO, USA
  • SUSAN L. SEWELL, Vice President, ABC Entertainment, USA
  • ANDREY SKVORTSOV, CEO, The Mercator Group, Russia
  • HELFRIED SPITRA, Head of Program Management, WDR, Germany
  • FOREVER SZE, CONTROLLER/TV, Radio Television Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • PETER VOGEL, CEO, Vogel Audiovision GmbH, Austria

Grand Jury

The NYF® Television & Film Competition is judged by award winning Directors, Producers, Writers, Actors and various other creative media professionals from across the globe. All entries are judged on-line by panels of award-winning industry experts. This year's members include:

  • TYRO AHN, KBS, Korea
  • NOELIA ALONSO, SPTI Networks Iberia, Spain
  • ENGELBERT APOSTOL, ABS-CBN, Philippines
  • DANNY ARRUDA, ESPN, USA
  • DENNIS BEAULIEU, Beaulieu Productions, USA
  • JACQUELINE BEAULIEU, Actor, USA
  • RUTH BENI, Animage Films, UK
  • SIMON BENNETT, South Pacific Pictures, New Zealand
  • JASON BERGER, Kids At Play, USA
  • DARIO BERMUDEZ, Turner, Argentina
  • RAJESH BHOSALE, Reliance Animation, India
  • PJ BICKFORD, Pretzel Films, UK
  • ALEKSANDRA BIERNACKA, TVP SA, Poland
  • ERIC BLACK, Scholastic Entertainment, USA
  • PHIL BLUNDELL, The Edge Picture Company, UK
  • ANDREA BODNAR, Bell Media, Canada
  • J. KENNETH BOEHM, Videographer, USA
  • MAGNUS BOLDYN, Stark Film & Event, Sweden
  • STEPHEN BOOTH, Lock and Roll Productions, USA
  • EDUARDO BRAGANCA, Havas Worldwide, USA
  • TONY BUEMI, Brandbridge LTD, USA
  • ANA BUITA, ABS-CBN Corporation, Philippines
  • SHARON BURDEN, Australian Communications and Media Authority, Australia
  • MAURICIO CARRANDI, Televisa National Channels, Mexico
  • REBECCA CARRASCO, Clemenger BBDO Sydney, Australia
  • JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, Idaho Public TV, USA
  • MARICRUZ CASTILLO MERLO, National Geographic Channels Intl, USA
  • TAU CHOU CHAN, Al Jazeera English, Malaysia
  • PETER CHARLEY, SBS Television, Australia
  • CHEEK, Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., Singapore
  • JESSICA CHERMAYEFF, Show Of Force, USA
  • BONNIE CHEUNG, RTHK, Hong Kong
  • JAE UN CHIN, KNN, South Korea
  • IVAN CHUA, Ivan Chua Associates, Singapore
  • PAUL CLARKE, UTV, Northern Ireland
  • DUANE CODRINGTON, Director, USA
  • MARK CONDRON, Golf Channel, USA
  • SIMON CROFTS, Big Button, UK
  • DANIEL DA HORA, DH,LO Creative Consultancy, Brazil
  • DHVANI DESAI, Metamorphosis, India
  • CARLOS DE ELIA, Canal 13 ARTEAR S.A, Argentina
  • CLAUDIA ERNST, Doclights GmbH / NDR Naturfilm, Germany
  • SOFIA DE FAY, Director, United Arab Emirates
  • MICHAEL FLEMING, Below The Radar TV, Northern Ireland
  • MURRAY FLEMING, MFM Music Inc., Canada
  • MARCO FRASCARELLI, Productions Babel, Canada
  • PETER DEN HARTOGH, The Animation School South Africa
  • SANGWOON HONG, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), South Korea
  • NOEL DONNELLON, Voodoodog Ltd., UK
  • DAVID DRISCOLL, Con Edison, USA
  • STACY EDMONDS, Be Learning Films Pty. Ltd., Australia
  • DEI EL-AYOUBI, Director, Australia
  • REIM EL-HOUNI, Ti22 Films, United Arab Emirate
  • JAN FABEL, Aventiq, The Netherlands
  • JIM FABIO, True Blue Creative, USA
  • ELLEN FARMER, 1895 Films, USA
  • ALEXANDER FEIST, DW-TV, Germany
  • ADAM FISHER, Complete Casting, USA
  • PERCY FUNG, Film Magic Ltd, Hong Kong
  • CLAUDIA GAEGTENS, NDR Naturfilm/DocLights GmbH, Germany
  • AMY GARDNER, Producer, USA
  • MEREDITH GARDNER, The Strategic Edge, USA
  • CARRON GARVIN-DONOHUE, Aon Risk Services, USA
  • ALEXANDER GERLTS, ZIGGY mediahouse, Germany
  • MARK GLAESER, group.IE, Germany
  • OLIVER GOETZL, Gulo Film Productions, Germany
  • DENI GRAAP, Lincoln Center, USA
  • MARIE-CLAUDE GUAY, Radio-Canada, Canada
  • ALEX HAHN, Ludlow Arts, USA
  • CARL HALL, Sky Vision (BSkyB), UK
  • LEWIS HARE, ITV Studios, UK
  • YUKO HASHIZAKI, Kansai Telecasting Corp., Japan
  • TAMSIN HERBERT, Producer, UK
  • DILLON HICKS, Be Learning Films Pty. Ltd., Australia
  • NEIL HILLMAN, The Audio Suite, UK
  • LEA HODGE, LH Productions, USA
  • NIGEL HOGAN, BBC Worldwide, UK
  • ABID HUSSEIN, Creative Stew Pvt. Ltd., Malaysia
  • GARY INGRAHAM, Ithaca College, USA
  • ROBERT JAMES, Envision, UK
  • WILLIAM JEAKLE, Filmateria Studios, USA
  • MELINDA FISHMAN JONES, Channeling Media, USA
  • ALEXANDER V. KAMMEL, Filmservice International, Austria
  • KIRBY KEARNS, Resolution Productions, Qatar
  • MINSIK KIM, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), South Korea
  • MIKE KLATT, Broadcast Solutions International, USA
  • ELMAR KRICK, NBC Universal Global Network, Germany
  • ROHIT KUMAR, Zee News Ltd., India
  • ANDREAS LAMPE, weareflink GmbH, Germany
  • PETER LASSER, Lasser Productions, USA
  • VINCENT HIN WAH LEE, RTHK, Hong Kong
  • LAURA LEVITT-GAMIS, Columbia College Chicago, USA
  • STACEY LIBBRECHT, STARZ, USA
  • JOSHUA LIM, MediaCorp, Channel okto, Singapore
  • CHRISTOPHER LINCOLN, Flying Fish Productions, USA
  • CHRISTIAN LINDSTROM, WETA, USA
  • OLIVIA LORY KAY, CTN Communications, UK
  • HANNAH MABLY , Bruce Dunlop Associates, UK
  • JANIS MACKEY FRAYER, CTV News, China
  • CARLOS MANTILLA, Telemundo Network, USA
  • MARIBEL MARTINEZ, Diecinueve 36, Mexico
  • PAUL MASON, Barstu Productions, USA
  • JODAIN MASSAD, Kansas City Chiefs, USA
  • HEINRICH MAYER, Interspot Film GmbH, Austria
  • PAULA MERMELSTEIN, Showtime, USA
  • CRAIG MILLER, Craig Miller Productions Inc., USA
  • ROHANA MOHD, MediaCorp Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • MARIANNA MONEYMAKER, Witness, USA
  • JAVIER MONTES, AXN Channel Espana SL, Spain
  • TAKASHI NAKAMOTO, Fuji TV Network Inc., Japan
  • YOKO NAKAMURA, Fuji TV Network Inc., Japan
  • SATHISH NARAYANAN, Reliance Animation, India
  • AKIRA NISHIMURA, Fuji TV Networks., Japan
  • SCOTT OGLE, Equinox Productions Inc., USA
  • MAURICIO OLIVARES, Cartoon Network Latin America, USA
  • SYAFIQAH OMAR, Beachhouse Pictures, Singapore
  • ADRIAN ONG, The Right Angle Media Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • CONSTANCE ORLANDO, BET Networks, USA
  • HUGO PAICE, Random42 Medical Animation, UK
  • JOAN PAPEN, CBS, USA
  • SERGEI PAVLOV, Channel One Russia, Russian Federation
  • MICHAEL PEARCE, Yahoo! Sports, USA
  • JUDY PLAVNICK, Producer, USA
  • MIKE RACI, Mike Raci Films, USA
  • MYTHILI RADHAKRISHNAN, The Right Angle Media Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • IRA RAPPAPORT, Ad-E-Motion, USA
  • SAM RATH, Group Mojo, USA
  • DEIRDRE REILLY, Auritt Communications Group, USA
  • BRADFORD ROBIE, Smith & Nephew, Inc., USA
  • DEJAN RASIC, Zoo Advertising, Australia
  • MARKKU ROINE, Command Associates Limited, Finland
  • HANNAH ROODMAN, Jack Morton Worldwide, USA
  • JOHN ROQUE, ABS-CBN, Philippines
  • LILI ROSENBERG SIEGELSON, Producer, USA
  • JAMES ROWE, UPS, USA
  • REGULA RUEGG, Dekart Video, USA
  • ASHISH S K, Big Animation Pvt. Ltd, India
  • DEEPTI SACHDEVA, Be Learning Pty. Ltd., Australia
  • ATSUSHI SAITO, Fuji Television Network Inc., Japan
  • HOREA SALAJAN, Amazing Productions, Indonesia
  • VATCHE SARKISIAN, Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. USA
  • PETER SCHELS, Al Dente Entertainment GmbH, Germany
  • STEFAN SCHOLZ, brandscape GmbH, Germany
  • CHRIS SCHUELER, Christopher Productions, USA
  • BRIAN SCHULZ, Cinematographer, USA
  • DONNY SCHWENK, Complete Casting, USA
  • MIGUEL SECCHI, Turner, Argentina
  • MICHAELA SEEMANN, ORF, Austria
  • WILLIAM SHAW IV, Creative Director, USA
  • JOANNA SHEPPARD, BBC Worldwide, UK
  • SCOTT SOKOL , MLB Network, USA
  • NIRUPAM SONU, Idea Hub, India
  • JAY SOO, Moving Bits Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • ANDREW SMITH, A-Vision, UK
  • HILARY SPARROW, Vulcan Productions, USA
  • PAUL SPARROW, The Newseum, USA
  • LINDA J. STEWART, Bogard Productions, USA
  • ROMAN STRICKER, FRISCHE BRISE FILM, Germany
  • MARK SUN, Emoxis, Singapore
  • ANGELINE SWEE, Very! Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • STEVE SYARTO, Weston Wood Studios, USA
  • SCOTT TAKEDA, Takeda Entertainment Inc., USA
  • GILAD TOCATLY, Keshet-TV, Israel
  • C.A. TUGGLE, University of North Carolina, USA
  • NIKO TZIOPANOS, weareflink GmbH, Germany
  • NICK ULLO, Grammercy Park Productions, USA
  • BARTH VAN DOORN, Borish, The Netherlands
  • J V VARAPRASAD, Reliance Animation, India
  • ALFRED VENDL, Institute of Art and Technology, Austria
  • VIKRAM VETURI, Reliance Animation, India
  • PETER C. VOGEL, Vogel Audiovision GmbH & Co KG, Austria
  • BETH WACHTER, Select Media, USA
  • AARON WEILER, Cartoon Network/Tooncast Latin America, USA
  • MIKAEL WIKSTROM, Stark Film & Event, Sweden
  • DARRELL WILLIAMS, Group Mojo, USA
  • KRISTIN WYGAL, NBC Entertainment, USA
  • MAURO ZINNI, Fox International Channels, Italy