Danish jury members
After the announcement of our semi-finalists by March 10th 2017, a Finnish, Danish- and Norwegian jury will each choose a Top 10. The three Top 10's will be announced on March 31st, 2017.
The Danish jury will also choose a winner and runner-up, that will be announced on April 20h, 2017 at a special prize ceremony in Danish Film Institute's Cinemateque. Below you can read more about the Danish jury members.
Karen Arnfred Vedel (DK)
Current: Associate Professor, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies,
Previously: dancer and choreographer, editor of the two anthologies “Nordic Dance Spaces. Practicing and Imagining a region’(2014) and “Dance and the Formation of Norden. Emergences and Struggles” (2011)
Education: PhD, Theatre and Performance Studies
Photo: Københavns Teatersamarbejde
Maja Lindquist (SE)
Current: Director of Doc Lounge (screenings and distribution) and board
member of Dansstationen
Previously: Project manager at Trans Europe Halles and Head of International Relations & Programmer at Kulturmejeriet (Lund)
Education: University of Lund (Sweden), Universitée de la Sorbonne(France), University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
Photo: Andrea Arvidsson
Claus Christensen (DK)
Current: Editor-in-chief at Filmmagasinet Ekko
Previously: Film critic at the newspapers ‘Århus Stiftstidende’ and ‘Information’,
a lecturer at European Film College, and guest-editor and journalist at the Danish Filminstitute’s magazine FILM.
Photo: Filmmagasinet Ekko
Taneli Törmä (FI)
Current: Artistic director of Location X - collaboration projects working with contemporary dance, film and multidisciplinary arts
Previously: DK winner of 60secondsdance in 2015 with film JUMP
Education: Finnish National Ballet School, Vocational qualification in dance in Helsinki/Finland 2002-2005 and Compagnia Roberto Zappala Modem Studio atelier in Catania/Italy 2007-2008.
Photo: Hans Kristian Hannibal-Bach
Lone Sardemann (DK)
Current: Film coordinator/program editor for the Danish Film Institute’s Cinematheque.
Previously: Employments with TV3, Wegelius TV, Østre Gasværk Theater
and Arken Museum of Modern Art.
Photo: Kristian DeFreitas Olesen
Efva Lilja (SE)
Current: Artist and Director of Dansehallerne
Previously: Artworks for stage, screen, galleries. Author and lecturer. Activist. Professor in choreography. Artistic director of E.L.D., a platform for new choreographic art (now weld) and Vice-Chancellor of DOCH in Stockholm
Education: Educated as a dancer and choreographer, further education in leadership.
Photo: Viktor Andersson
Flemming Hedegaard (DK)
Current: Editor-in-chief at DR K - the Danish National TV channel for arts
Previously: Commissioning editor at DR1 and acting editor-in-chief at DR1
Photo: Bjarne Bergius Hermansen