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Judging Panel


Bringing a combination of aclaimed industry leaders and Little Wing award-winning future leaders, we're excited to share our jury for 2020. 

  If you're interested in being involved in our jury or programming process, please get in touch. 


Fabian Wagner

DOP for Game of Thrones, Sherlock, Justice League 

David Procter

DOP for THE INNØCENTS and Black Beauty (2020)

Nathan Coetzee

Award-winning film and video editor

Charlotte Wells

Filmmaker and winner of Best UK Film at LWFF18 for Blue Christmas

Jamie Robson

Scottish BAFTA winning actor, writer and producer, winner of Best Actor at LWFF18 

Dejan Mrkic

Australian Directors' Guild nominated filmmaker. Winner of Jury Prize at the Montreal Film Festival and Best Drama at Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Indra Bhose 

Writer, director, teacher at MET Film School. Indra is director and writer, who teaches directing at Met Film School in London 

Sabine Schwab

Documentary filmmaker and winner of Best Documentary at LWFF18 for The Good Cup

Kate Stocker-Wright 

Media & Comms Liason and Festival Strategy Officer for festival strategy consultancy, Festival Formula


Juliana Matsubara

Illustrator, production designer, director, and Pioneer Awards nominee

Chris Olson

Founder & Editor of UK Film Review

Liam Harris

Animator and winner of Best Animated Film at LWFF18 for Perched

Rebekah Louise Smith

Founder of festival strategy consultancy, The Film Festival Doctor 

Dr. Toby Reynolds

Film writer, academic and curator, obtained his PhD from the University of East Anglia in 2018

Mark Lyminster

Actor, theatre manager, Rainbow Umbrella Film Festival director