2018 Judges

Rosie Alison
Head of Development & Producer, Heyday Films

Matt Aspray
CEO, Motion Picture Solutions

Lawrence Atkinson
CEO, The DDA Group

Mia Bays
Film Producer & Director-At-Large, Birds-Eye View

Chris Bird
Worldwide Head of Film Licensing, Amazon

Phil Cairns
Press & Publicity Manager, Film4

Caragh Cook
Managing Director, Organic

Caroline Cooper Charles
Producer and Film Executive, Universal Spirits

Gareth Ellis-Unwin
Head of Film, Creative Skillset

Sara Frain
Director of Marketing and Distribution, Picturehouse

Lawrence Francis
Director, Premier

Kate Gardiner
Head of Fox Searchlight UK

Shona Gold
Director of Sales and Marketing, VUE

Calum Gray
Head of Sales, Embankment Films

Simran Hans
Film critic, The Observer

Uzma Hasan
Producer, Little House Productions

Samantha Joly
Marketing & Publicity Manager, See-Saw Films

Yung Kha
Publicist, Dogwoof

Geraldine Moloney
Policy Consultant, FDA

James Norrie
Director of Global Sales and Acquisitions, AMP International

Nish Panchal
Literary Agent, Curtis Brown

Ben Roberts
Director, BFI Film Fund

Jonathan Sadler
Consultant, Magus Marketing

Dave Shear
CEO, Shear Entertainment

Ste Thompson
CEO & Founder, POWSTER

Claudia Yusef
Head of Development, Number 9 Films