Norwegian 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 Norwegian jury will also choose a winner and runner-up, that will be announced at Teaterhuset Avant Garden, Trondheim, April 28th, 2017. Below you can read more about the Norwegian jury members.
Live Strugstad (NO)
Current: Freelance dancer and dance consultant for Dans i Nord-Trøndelag. Artistic director for Kortreist dansefestival
Previously: Recently worked for Inclusive dance company, Teater Fot, Rohde Aass produksjoner and in various productions for Dans i Nord-Trøndelag.
Education: London Contemporary dance school 1998-2001, BA hons.
Photo: Therese B. Kirkesæther
Per Fikse (NO)
Current: Festival Director (Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway); Software Development Manager
Education: Master of Management (NTNU, Norway)
Photo: Terje Malm
Elin Osjord (NO)
Previously: NRK2, documentary and dance-video. Sølvi Edvardsens dance company, video-art and photo. Cre8 dance company, video-art and photo. Tonje Lieberg, Flamenco de la Frontera: FlaMunch, video-art.
Education: The Norwegian Opera & Ballet, the ballet-school. Høgskolen i Oslo/NKS, Video and film-production
Photo credit: Steinar Wiig
Magnus Skatvold (NO)
Current: Filmmaker and founder of the production company Spætt Film. He founded Spætt Film in 2005. Since then he has written and directed or produced over 200 commercials, short films and music videos. Magnus writes and directs, and is currently working on two documentary projects, "Blue Code of Silence" about police corruption in New York and an archive documentary about his hometown.
Education: studied film and journalism in Trondheim, Norway, and New York.
Photo: Henrik Flatås
Anne Kathrine Fallmyr (NO)
Current: Freelance choreographer in varoius stage productions and preproduction for independent dance TV, reporter and producer.
Previously: Freelance choreographer at Nordland theatre, TV-host/reporter at Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, artistic director and co-choreographer at Flukt Productions.
Education: Master of Choreography at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Bachelor’s degree in Dance at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
Photo: Fredric Vogel