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, News & Public Affairs, GMA Network, Philippines
  • ROBERT E. FRYE, Managing Director, Whistling Communications, USA
  • ALEX HAHN, Electronic Media Artist, Ludlow Arts, USA
  • ABID HUSSAIN, CEO/Creative Director, Creative Stew Pvt. Ltd., Malaysia
  • KEN KERSCHBAUMER, Editorial Director, SVG, USA
  • KATHERINE MEYER, Vice President, Awards & Festivals Showtime Networks, Inc., USA
  • SUSANNE MUELLER, Head of Coproductions and Development, ZDF, Germany
  • MICHAEL PEARCE, Head of Global Initiatives, Yahoo Studios, USA
  • DAVID ROOFTHOOFT, Creative Director, HBO, USA
  • BECCA SCHADER, Creative Director, HBO, USA
  • SUSAN L. SEWELL, VP, Media Relations, ABC, USA
  • ANDREY SKVORTSOV, CEO, Mercator Group, Russian Federation
  • HELFRIED SPITRA, Head of Programme Management, WDR, Germany
  • PETER C VOGEL, CEO, Vogel Audiovision GmBh & Co KG, 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(Korean Broadcasting System), South Korea
  • NOELIA ALONSO FRANCO, SPTI Networks Iberia, Spain
  • ENGELBERT APOSTOL, ABS-CBN, Philippines
  • MARIA APPS, World Wide Pictures, UK
  • MIRCEA RADU BADEA, Antena 3, Romania
  • PAVEL BAYDIKOV, RT, Russian Federation
  • DENNIS BEAULIEU, Beaulieu Productions, USA
  • JACQUELINE BEAULIEU, Jacqueline Beaulieu, USA
  • SIMON BENNETT, South Pacific Pictures, New Zealand
  • CHRISTIAN BERGER, Deutsche Welle, Germany
  • JASON BERGER, Kids at Play, USA
  • PHILIPPE BERGERON, Paintscaping, USA
  • DEAN BESWICK, Gorilla gorilla!, United Kingdom
  • LILLAH BEZARA, Cartoon Network Latin America, USA
  • RAJESH BHOSALE, Reliance Animation, India
  • PJ BICKFORD, Pretzel Films, United Kingdom
  • ERIC BLACK, Scholastic Entertainment, USA
  • PHIL BLUNDELL, The Edge Picture Company, UK
  • J.KENNETH BOEHM, Videographer, USA
  • STEPHEN BOOTH, Lock And Roll Productions, USA
  • EDUARDO BRAGANCA, Discovery Networks Brasil, Brazil
  • BRYAN BRUCE, Red Sky Film & Television, New Zealand
  • TONY BUEMI, Brandbridge LTD., USA
  • SHARON BURDEN, Australian Communications and Media Authority, Australia
  • AELA CALLAN, 101 East Al Jazeera, Malaysia
  • SEAN CALLEBS, CCTV-America, USA
  • JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, Idaho Public Television, USA
  • TAU CHOU CHAN, Al Jazeera English, Malaysia
  • PETER CHARLEY, SBS Television, Australia
  • CHEEK, Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc, Singapore
  • BONNIE CHEUNG, Radio Television Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • WAI THONG CHOW, August Pictures Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • MARK CONDRON, Golf Channel, USA
  • SIMON CROFTS, Big Button, United Kingdom
  • COLM CROWLEY, RTE, Ireland
  • DANIEL DA HORA, DH,LO Creative Boutique, Brazil
  • CARLOS DE ELIA, Canal 13 Artear, Argentina
  • SOFIA DE FAY, Freelance director, United Arab Emirates
  • JALAINE DE GUZMAN, BDA Creative Singapore, Singapore
  • BARRY DONNELLAN, RTE, Ireland
  • NOEL DONNELLON, Voodoodog Ltd, UK
  • PETER DEN HARTOGH, The Animation School, South Africa
  • ISABEL DREAN, Productions Kebweb.tv, Canada
  • SARA EDELSON, Vulcan Productions, USA
  • STACEY EDMONDS, Lively, Australia
  • REIM EL HOUNI, Ti22 Films, United Arab Emirates
  • DEI EL-AYOUBI, Creative Director, Australia
  • MANIJA EMRAN, The Mill, USA
  • CLAUDIA ERNST, Doclights GmbH/NDR Naturfilm, Germany
  • JAN FABEL, Aventiq, Netherlands
  • JIM FABIO, True Blue Creative, USA
  • MICHAEL FANNING, Below the Radar TV, Northern Ireland
  • ALEXANDER FEIST, DW-TV, Germany
  • SIMON FERGUSON, Resolution Productions, Qatar
  • ANDREA FERNANDEZ, BBC Worldwide, Singapore
  • MURRAY FLEMING, MFMUSIC INC., Canada
  • CARLOS FRANGANILLO, TVE, Spain
  • ROBERT E. FRYE, Whistling Communications, USA
  • MEREDITH GARDNER, Strategic Edge, USA
  • ALEXANDER GERLTS, ZIGGY mediahouse, Germany
  • MARK GLAESER, group.IE, Germany
  • MARIE-CLAUDE GUAY, Radio-Canada, Canada
  • ZULAY GUTHRIE, Cartoon Network Latin America, USA
  • ALEXANDER HAHN, Ludlow Arts, USA
  • CARL HALL, Warehouse 51 Productions, UK
  • ELLIOTT HALPERN, Yap Films Canada
  • YUKO HASHIZAKI, Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Japan
  • MARC HAVENER, Resonate Pictures, Inc, USA
  • ANGUS HAVERS, BBC Worldwide, UK
  • CHARLIE HENNIKER, BBC Worldwide, UK
  • TAMSIN HERBERT, Film Executive, UK
  • DILLON HICKS, Be Learning Pty Ltd, Australia
  • LEA HODGE, Lea Hodge Productions, USA
  • NIGEL HOGAN, BBC Worldwide, UK
  • ABID HUSSAIN, Creative Stew Pvt. Ltd., Malaysia
  • STEVEN IMRIE, BBC Worldwide, Singapore
  • GARY INGRAHAM, Ithaca College, USA
  • ROBERT JAMES, Envision, UK
  • WILLIAM JEAKLE, Filmateria Studios, USA
  • ALEXANDER KAMMEL, Filmservice International, Austria
  • BEATE KARCH, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Germany
  • GISELA KAUFMAN, Kaufmann Productions Pty Ltd, Australia
  • KIRBY KEARNS, Resolution Productions, Qatar
  • MICHAEL KEARNS, CNBC in Asia Pacific, Singapore
  • MIKE KLATT, Broadcast Solutions International, USA
  • ELMAR KRICK, NBC Universal Global Networl, Germany
  • SATOSHI KUBOTA, Fuji Television Network, Inc., Japan
  • DAVID KUNAC, Final Frame GmbH, Germany
  • JOACHIM LANG, SUEDWESTRUNDFUNK, Germany
  • VINCENT HIN WAH LEE, Radio Television Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • LAURA LEVITT-GAMIS, Columbia College Chicago, USA
  • STACEY LIBBRECHT, Starz Entertainment, USA
  • JOSHUA LIM, Producer, Singapore
  • CHRISTOPHER LINCOLN, Fox Sports Media Group , USA
  • CHRISTIAN LINDSTROM, WETA, USA
  • OLIVIA LORY-KAY, CTN Communications, UK
  • LESLIE LUCEY, Digital Kitchen, USA
  • JANIS MACKEY FRAYER, CTV News, Canada
  • MARIBEL MARTINEZ GALINDO, Diecinueve36, Mexico
  • GARY MATSUMOTO, CCTV America, USA
  • HEINRICH MAYER, Interspot Film GmbH, Austria
  • ED MCCARTHY, WIGS, USA
  • PAULA MERMELSTEIN, Showtime, USA
  • ROHANA MOHD, MediaCorp Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • MARIANNA MONEYMAKER, Witness, USA
  • JAVIER MONTES, Sony Pictures Television, Spain
  • TAKASHI NAKAMOTO, Fuji Television Network, Inc, Japan
  • ZACH NIAL, HuffPost Live, USA
  • AKIRA NISHIMURA, Fuji Television Network, Inc., Japan
  • NICKE NORDMARK, Sveriges Television, Sweden
  • HUGO PAICE, Random42, UK
  • JOAN PAPEN, CBS, USA
  • MICHAEL PEARCE, Yahoo Studios, USA
  • DAVID PEARLMAN, Disney Channels Worldwide, USA
  • PAUL PETRUCCELLI, Petruccelli Pratt Institute, USA
  • JUDY PLAVNICK KILEY, Sit. Good Girl Productions, LLC, USA
  • IRA RAPPAPORT, Ad-E-Motion, USA
  • DEJAN RASIC, McCann, Australia
  • SAM RATH, Group Mojo, USA
  • DEIRDRE REILLY, Auritt Communications Group, USA
  • MARTIJN RIJNBERG, Cortical Studios, Netherlands
  • ERIC RINALDI, france télévisions, France
  • BRADFORD ROBIE, Smith & Nephew, Inc., USA
  • MARKKU ROINE, Command Associates Limited, Finland
  • SHARON ROOBOL, Al Jazeera Network, Malaysia
  • DAVID ROOFTHOOFT, HBO, USA
  • JOHN ROQUE, ABS-CBN Broadcasting, Philippines
  • LILI ROSENBERG SIEGELSON, Producer, USA
  • REGULA RUEGG, Dekart Video, USA
  • ASHISH S.K., Animator, India
  • DEEPTI SACHDEVA, Be Learning Pty Ltd, Australia
  • ATSUSHI SAITO, Fuji Television Network, Inc, Japan
  • HOREA SALAJAN, Amazing Productions, Indonesia
  • HERA SANCHEZ, ABS-CBN Corporation, Philippines
  • VATCHE SARKISIAN, Middle East Broadcasting Networks Inc, USA
  • BECCA SCHADER, HBO, USA
  • PETER SCHELS, Al Dente Entertainment GmbH, Germany
  • KATHARINA SCHENK, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corp., Austria
  • STEFAN SCHOLZ, brandscape GmbH, Germany
  • CHRIS SCHUELER, Christopher Productions, USA
  • BRYAN SEAH, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, Singapore
  • MICHAELA SEEMANN, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corp., Austria
  • GARY SHAPIRO, Discovery Studios, USA
  • ANDREY SKVORTSOV, Mercator, Russian Federation
  • ANDREW SMITH, a-vision, UK
  • SCOTT SOKOL, MLB Network, USA
  • NIRUPAM SONU, IdeaHub, India
  • JAY SOO, Moving Bits Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • PAUL SPARROW, Newseum Productions, USA
  • ERIC STEIN, Impact Global Media, USA
  • LINDA J. STEWART, Bogard Productions, USA
  • JOHN PAUL Su, Eight Horses Productions/Storybox Films, USA
  • MARK SUN, Emoxis, Singapore
  • STEVE SYARTO, Weston Woods Studios, USA
  • SCOTT TAKEDA, Takeda Entertainment, USA
  • NAOKO TASHIRO, Fuji Television Network, Inc., Japan
  • GILAD TOCATLY, Keshet-TV, Israel
  • ELIZABETH TROJIAN, Yap Films, Canada
  • C.A. TUGGLE, UNC-Chapel Hill, USA
  • ANNA UBEDA, TVE, Spain
  • MICHAEL VAMOSY, Starz Entertainment, USA
  • BARTH VAN Dorn, Borish, Netherlands
  • J V VARAPRASAD, Reliance Animation, India
  • DR. ALFRED VENDL, Institute of Art & Technology, Austria
  • PETER VOGEL, Vogel Audiovision GmBh & Co KG, Austria
  • MIKAEL WIKSTROM, Stark Film & Event, Sweden
  • KRISTIN WYGAL, NBC Entertainment, USA