Tricky Women 2017 Jury & Awards
Vanja Andrijević, HR, is the producer and manager of Bonobostudio, a company focused on the production, distribution and promotion of animated and experimental films, which she founded in 2008. She has produced more than 20 short films and has also organized and coordinated various film-related events, such as promotional activities, screenings and workshops. She has participated in a number of seminars, workshops and co-production forums, and has been a member of selection committees and a jury member at several international film festivals. She lives and works in Zagreb.
Elsy Lahner, AT, is among Austria’s leading experts on contemporary drawing and young Austrian art.
She co-founded and managed one of Austria’s most lively independent art spaces ‘das weisse haus’ (the white house) and initiated a foundation for art and knowledge transfer in Yokohama and Vienna. Since 2011, she has been a curator for contemporary art at the Albertina museum. Her exhibitions there include a large Gottfried Helnwein retrospective (2013), ‘Dreaming Russia’ (2013) and a comprehensive exhibition on international contemporary drawing, ‘Drawing Now: 2015’.
Mitsuko Okamoto, JP, started her career as a TV producer for NHK. She has been involved in the development of many educational programs including ‘Digital Stadium’, ‘TECHNE, 2355, 0655’ and ‘Songs for Everyone’, all still hugely popular today. Since 2008, Okamoto has been Professor of Animation at the Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Film and New Media. In 2010, she launched the annual International Students’ Co-Work of Animation, a program that is hosted by the Tokyo University of the Arts, the Korea National University of Arts and the Communication University of China.
- Tricky Women Award of the City of Vienna, worth € 4,000
- 3-month scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence program
- NeoTel Award, worth € 2000, donated by NeoTel Telefonservice GmbH & Co KG
- Sawczynski Audience Award, worth € 1,000
- Hubert Sielecki-Award for an Austrian Animation, worth € 500