The Jury members for Molins Film Festival 2017 are:
Arno Frisch: Born in Vienna, Austria, the critically acclaimed actor made his screen debut at age 15 starring in Michael Haneke’s award-winning “Benny’s Video”. 5 years later, his following collaboration with Haneke earned him international iconic cult status in the award-winning “Funny Games”, nominated for the prestigious Cannes Palm d’Or. With over 30 film & TV credits, he was recently seen in Ruth Mader’s “Life Guidance” which premiered in Competition in 2017’s Venice Days.
Roser Amills: Roser is a writer and journalist from Mallorca, she has lived in Barcelona since she was seventeen. She has published a number of books many of which have sex in their main line. Some of her titles are Paraules d’Amor, confessions apassionades (Words of Love, Passionate Confessions – 2011, written with her mate Victor Amela), Les 1001 fantasies més eròtiques i salvatges de la història (The 1001 Most Erotic and Wildest fantasies ever – 2012), or the latest El ecuador de Ulises (Ulises’s Ecuator – 2015) and La bachillera (2016). She’s a controversial character who is always present in the social networks and we are really happy to have her with us in the 2017 edition of the Festival as a member of the jury.
Pep Prieto: He was born in Girona in 1976 and at present is very active in written press as well as radio and television programmes. His articles and reviews on cinema and TV series can be read at Diari de Girona and La Llança; he also writes articles for the Time Out magazine. We can listen to his cinema and series reviews on the Catalan leading radio station, RAC 1. Last but not least, we can also enjoy his expertise in TV series on the BTV channel. As a writer, he is the author of the novels La disfressa de l’Indigent, Mala Premsa, La Teoria de l’Imbècil, Els Llunàtics as well as the short stories book Castells Humans.
Ángel Agudo: Educated as a screenplay writer at ECAM (Escuela de Cinematografía y del Audiovisual de la Comunidad de Madrid), he is the co-writer of two feature films: Sweet Home (2011-2017), produced by Filmax, and Los prescindibles (2012-2013). He is besides writing the screenplay, he also directed the film El hombre que vio llorar a Frankenstein (2010). As a writer, in 2009 he published the book Paul Naschy: La máscara de Jacinto Molina.
Miguel Ángel Vivas: He was born in Sevilla in 1974, he obtained a degree in Information Science at Universidad Europea de Madrid and qualified for Film Direction at ECAM. His first work was Reflejos, a feature film that was awarded the Atresmedia Opera Prima award and Best Screenplay Vía Digital. After that, he has directed the short films El Hombre del Saco (2002) and I’ll see you in my dreams (2003), which are precedents to the feature film Secuestrados (2010), which was given the Best Film award at Festival de Cine de Bogotá and Best Director award at Fantastic Austin, Texas.