Carrie Lyell
CHAIR - International Jury
Carrie Lyell is a journalist who joined DIVA magazine in 2013. She’s always wanted to write about queer culture (in her words, “because being gay is the only thing I’m any good at”) and is passionate about amplifying queer women’s...
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Aled Islwyn
International Jury
A Port Talbot born author and translator, now living in Cardiff, whose work has depicted aspects of gay life since his first novel, Lleuwen, appeared in 1977 – long before such themes were fashionable in Welsh fiction. His short story...
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Andria Wilson
International Jury
Andria Wilson is the Executive Director of Inside Out, Canada’s largest LGBT Film Festival. She has held leadership roles at Canadian arts presenting organizations including the Atlantic Film Festival, East Coast Music Association, TD Jazz Festival, Creative Nova Scotia Awards, and...
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Dylan Huw
International Jury
Dylan Huw is a Cardiff-based writer. He has published short fiction and arts criticism in both Welsh and English, and holds an M.A. in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London and a B.A. in Liberal Arts/Film Studies from King’s...
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Heather Small
International Jury
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Lucy Mukerjee
International Jury
As the Director of Programming at Outfest, Lucy oversees the curation of three of the USA’s most prominent LGBTQ film festivals, Outfest Los Angeles, Outfest Fusion and NewFest, and also helms various year-round educational programs dedicated to increasing the visibility...
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Magnus Mork
International Jury
Magnus Mork graduated from the Gothenburg Film School with Flatmates (2007) and has since made several shorts, all screened extensively at festivals across the globe. His films have been awarded at Sundance, the Iris Prize, the Golden Chair and Amanda among others....
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Mikael Bundsen
International Jury
Mikael Bundsen is a Swedish screenwriter and director with a BA in film directing and a one year masters in screenwriting. His last short film “Mother Knows Best” premiered at the Berlinale in 2016 and went on to screen at...
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Neil Moffatt
International Jury
Neil Moffatt, from St Helens, is married to Jonathan and works for our Co-op. He has a caring nature and a passion for equality. He is energised by travel and finds far flung destinations life enhancing. He has an enquiring...
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Sam Kite
International Jury
Sam Kite has produced feature films, shorts, music videos, and new media content that has been featured on The Nerdist Channel, Funny or Die, and in various premiere film festivals such as Outfest, Newfest, and Frameline. He considers himself very...
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Rod Thomas
CHAIR - Best British Jury
Rod Thomas makes music as Bright Light Bright Light. His last album ‘Choreography’ was based on 80s/90s cinema and featured Sir Elton John, all Scissor Sisters members and Alan Cumming as guest vocalists. He’s composed for Mark Gatiss’ BBC4 series...
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Dionne Edwards
Best British Jury
Dionne Edwards is a screenwriter and director. Her short We Love Moses screened at over fifty festivals worldwide, including LFF and TIFF. It has picked up nine awards, including Best British Short at Iris Prize Festival 2017 and Short Film of...
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Alex Drummond
Best British Jury
Alex Drummond is a psychotherapist, artist, photographer and social activist. She is recognised for her work in the transgender community and for her LGBT campaigning more generally.  She lives near Caerphilly with her partner of 20 years and their cat...
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Hazel Remeika
Best British Jury
Hazel Remeika, lives in Manchester with her son, whom she co-parents, and has worked for the Co-op for over 10 years. A passionate activist, and the co-chair of the Co-op’s LGBT colleague network Respect, Hazel is the Partnership Manager (Education)...
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Jamie Starboisky
Best British Jury
The bedrock of Manchester-based Director/Producer Jamie Starboisky’s multimedia work is his training in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford, leading him to an awareness of whose stories are not told. He has been working for years to signalboost marginalised stories:...
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Andrew Murphy
Feature Jury
Since 2012, Andrew Murphy has been the Director of Programming at Inside Out. While leading the artistic direction for the Toronto and Ottawa LGBT Film Festivals as well as year-round initiatives, he helped launch the organization’s Industry program, including the...
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Emma Clark
Feature Jury
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Noel Sutton
Feature Jury
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