International Jury 2023
Carolina Lopez Caballero
Artistic director of Animac Lleida and guest curator of Animario Madrid.
At the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, she has curated Spanish Animation for its Marché du Film.
She’s Licencée in Fine Arts by the University of Barcelona (Spain) and holds a Degree in Animation Film by WSCAD (Farnham, England). Today she’s a professor at UPC and PHD candidate at UPF.
Her curatorial projects include the exhibition Metamorphosis, fantasy visions of Starewitch, Švankmajer and the Quay Brothers and the film series From Doodles to Pixels. Over 100 yeras of Animation in Spain.
Her writings on animation have been published on books, newspapers and magazines. She’s a lecturer in museums, festivals and universities and has been part of international juries in animation festivals such a Annecy (France), Ottawa (Canada) and Zagreb (Croatia).
Bruno Di Marino
Bruno Di Marino (Salerno 1966). Historian of the moving image, since 1989 he has been dealing in particular with audiovisual experimentation. He currently teaches Theory and Method of Mass Media and Aesthetics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Frosinone. He has directed festivals, retrospectives and reviews and curated numerous exhibitions. Among the volumes written or edited by him we mention: Animania – 100 years of experiments in animated cinema (Il Castoro, 1998); The last frame. The finals of cinema (Editori Riuniti, 2001); Gaze interference. Audiovisual experimentation between analogue and digital (Bulzoni, 2002); Studio Azzurro – Traces, looks and other thoughts (Feltrinelli, 2007); Moving poses. Photography and cinema (Bollati Boringhieri, 2009); Film Object Design – The staging of things (PostmediaBooks, 2011); Hard Media – Pornography in the visual arts, cinema and the web (Johan and Levi, 2013); The mouse and the pencil. Contemporary Italian animation (Marsilio, 2014); Beyond the edges of the screen. Conversations with the masters of experimentation (Manifestolibri, 2016); Signs Dreams Sounds. Forty years of video clips from David Bowie to Lady Gaga (Meltemi, 2018). His essays have been published in France, Belgium, Portugal, Germany, Russia, Japan, China, United Kingdom, United States and Hungary.