2017 FullDome Festival Jury

The 2017 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 20th. In alphabetical order:

Maren Kießling
Docent for film at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg at the Department of Media and Communication. Dedicated to the »Cinema of the Future« and especially to high frame rate in spatial films in her doctoral thesis.

Dr. Maciej Ligowski
CEO and founder of Creative Planet and co-founder of the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, mainly Copernicus Planetarium. He is the creator of the first studio in Poland producing fulldome films and thus also a producer and script writer.

Anja-Karina Richter
CEO of Bayerisches Filmzentrum, worked for prestigious film productions. As supervisor she is responsible for education and financing of industry events and symposia. Her main fields of work deal with strategy, network and controlling.

Markus Schäfer
Co-founder of the content dome GmbH and HO3RRAUM Media GbR. Promotes the dome by turning well-established content and entertainment brands into »high and round« productions. Worked for Havas, The Walt Disney Company, and BMG.

Dr. Christian Theiss
Director Mannheim Planetarium. As an astrophysicist at universities in Kiel and Vienna, he was mainly concerned with star systems and galaxies. He also worked as surveyor for journals and research communities.