Jury 2020

Wieland Speck

Wieland Speck

Vita

Wieland Speck

Wieland is a German filmmaker, author
and curator. He has served as director of the
Berlin International Film Festival’s Panorama
Section from 1992 to 2017. In 1987 he founded
the TEDDY AWARD – Queer Film Award of the
Berlinale.
Originally from Freiburg, he has been a Berlin
resident since 1972, studying German
literature, drama and ethnology at Freie
Universität and later filmmaking at the San
Francisco Art Institute. He was coming into his
own as a video artist, programmer and
publisher of mens emancipation and gay
movement literature from the 1970s onwards.
In 1982, he became Panorama director
Manfred Salzgeber’s assistant, a position he
held for ten years. Among his cinematic works
are Westler – East of the Wall and Escape to
Life – The Erika and Klaus Mann Story. Wieland
Speck continues as curator and juror at
international film festivals. He is also a lecturer
at various institutes like dffb, Freie Universität
or Filmakademie Ludwigsburg. He has
published articles on a variety of topics
including film, filmmaking, film marketing and
script writing. Presenter as Film expert on arte
Television.

Efi Papazachariou

Efi Papazachariou

Vita

Efi Papazachariou

Efi studied Law but turned to
journalism and worked as a journalist, editor, critic
and columnist specialized in cultural reporting,
music and cinema, for several newspapers,
magazines and websites.
She has covered special events like the 25 th
Anniversary of Woodstock Festival and the
Lollapalooza festivals and has interviewed artists
as Lou Reed, Sam Shepard, Luc Besson, Bertrand
Tavernier, Atom Egoyan, Peter Gabriel, Dizzy
Gillespie, Nick Cave, Μarianne Faithfull, Jarvis
Cocker, Eric Burdon, Romain Gavras, Guillermo
Navarro etc.
She has worked for Thessaloniki International Film
Festival as Head of the Press Office and Head of
the Greek Film Section. As a freelance
marketing/promotion director she collaborated
with numerous film productions, music festivals
and concerts.
The recent years she works as an executive
producer and consultant for the independent
American production company Rumur on several
documentaries. In 2017 she took over the artistic
design and diligence of the Nikos Nikolaidis tribute
in Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre.
Currently she writes for the lifestyle magazine
propaganda.gr and she is collaborating with the
American director, writer and musician Chris
Jaymes on the graphic novel “Sons Of Chaos”,
inspired by the Greek Revolution of 1821.

Martin Hampel

Martin Hampel

Vita

Martin Hampel

Martin was born in 1985 in Germany he
started working as a production coordinator at
Twenty Twenty Vision and Pallas Film in 2007.
Twenty Twenty Vision and Pallas Film (managing
director Thanassis Karathanos) are producing
“arthouse” feature films that in the past have
been very successful at international festivals in
Cannes, Venice and Berlin as well as in theatres
worldwide.
In 2009 he was one of the participants of the
post-graduate course MEGA PLUS at the Media
Business School and in 2012 he participated in
the EP2C post-production workshop.
He is member of the European Film Academy.
Recent selected Filmography: “MAREK
EDELMAN…AND THERE WAS LOVE IN THE
GHETTO” – Producer, 2019, Feature film;
Directed by Jolanda Dylewska
“IT MUST BE HEAVEN” – Producer, 2019, Feature
film; Directed by Elia Suleiman, “AYKA” –
Producer, 2018, Feature film; Directed by Sergey
Dvortsevoy, “SMUGGLING HENRIX” – Producer,
2018, Feature film; Directed by Marios Piperides,
“MA LOUTE” – Line Producer, 2016, Feature film;
Directed by Bruno Dumont, “ELLE” – Line
Producer, 2016, Feature film; Directed by Paul
Verhoeven