The 2018 FullDome Festival Jury
We are honored to introduce experienced individuals who have agreed to donate their time and expertise to review the Festival contributions eligible for an award in the 2017 contest. The jury works independently of the festival organizers and any company or institution. The jury members decide which submission deserves the JANUS Award along with prize money and certificate. All award winners will be announced at the Festival Gala on May 26th. In alphabetical order:
Ricardo Dal Farra
Born in Argentina, Ricardo Dal Farra is a composer, new media artist, educator, historian, curator, and Associate Professor at the Music Department of Concordia University, Canada. His visual-music was presented in over 40 countries.
Polish animation film and fulldome director, screenwriter, art director and visual artist with 15 years of industry experience (e.g. with Copernicus Science Centre, Se-Ma-For Film Production). She has directed several international award-winning animations.
Director of URANIA-Planetarium Potsdam. He is a geoscientist and a passionate planetarium educator. The astronomical perspective of fulldome has therefore been his primary focus during the last years.
Multimedia artist and VJ from Berlin who creates live visuals and installations for opera, buildings, Liquid Sound spas, and techno festivals. As the first VJ she created a music video for the introduction of the fulldome video projection technology in Jena 2007.
Head of JenaKultur, director and dramaturge at the Theaterhaus Jena and Thalia Theater Hamburg. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Stiftung Deutsches Optik Museum (the German Optics Museum foundation) and works as a dance and theater festival curator and lecturer at universities.