România – Film critic, Archivist
Graduate of National University of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" – Bucharest in 2009. He obtained his doctorate in 2016, the topic of his doctoral thesis "Superheroes of a modern mythology - between film and comics".
Since 2006 he has been an editor and curator at the National Film Archive, and from 2016 he is a member of the Film Rating Commission of the National Center of Cinematography (CNC).
He was the coordinator of the Romanian stand of CNC at the Berlin Film Festival between 2016-2020 and at Cannes - 2015-2019. Co-writer of several student films and he was acting in the short film End slate, directed by Isabella Szanto. Jury member at the 11th. edition of EcoFest, 2021, Craiova.
Starting with 2018, he is the artistic director of the Central European Film Festival, in Timișoara
Is a “veteran” film critic of Romania.Bachelor in Philology of Bucharest University. His career starts as journalist at publications VS, Amfiteatru, Informatia Bucurestiului and others. He is coauthor of collective works about cinema themes like: Cinema 2000, Cinema and Television etc.
Many film reviews published in RL ( national circulation newspaper of Romania). Member in the international juries of film critics (FIPRESCI) at the festivals of Thessaloniki, Sochi, Istanbul, Targoviste, CineMaiubit, B-Fest, Dream Fest- Slatina, ECOFEST Romania, Wonderfest and many others.
He is board member in the film critics association of Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN)
Journalist, Art Critic, Professor
Marina Roman, member of Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) and founder of Romanian Film Association “Document.Art”, is a journalist, specialized, since 1982, in the field of culture. She is a graduate of the University of Theatre and Film “I.L.Caragiale” in Bucharest .
In print media, radio and TV, she worked with the same pleasure, being editor, deputy editor or general secretary of the editorial staff. She is also Professor Doctor at the Hyperion University in Bucharest , teaching Television. Her doctoral thesis (published as tome) is entitled: “Theatrical Ambiguity and Liturgical Finality in Andrei Tarkovski’s Work”.
Marina Roman has a rich activity as an art critic and promoter of art, interested to encourage young talented artists. Her faith is that art means emotion. According to this faith, Marina Roman is also a poet: her recent book of poetry – “Fascinating Medusa“ – was and editorial success./She is the author of TV documentaries and also director of the TV talk show Live your art !, which, during 100 episodes, had as guests many cultural representatives of Romania, from film directors to cinematographers, academicians and actors.
Jury member at the 11th. edition of EcoFest, 2021, Craiova.
Simona Allice Man
Expert in ecology and environmental issues
PhD student in Agritourism and Rural Tourism Management at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Banat "King Michael I of Romania" in Timisoara, with a rich administrative experience, both in the private sector and in the central public administration.
She was Secretary of State in the Ministry of Agriculture, where she coordinated the activity of AFIR and APIA agencies, which develop policies in the agricultural field, in order to reduce the gaps between Romania and Western European countries.She held the position of President of the National Authority for Tourism.
She is currently a consultant on agricultural and environmental policies and is involved in many actions to protect the environment and to develop the environment business respecting the nature.
Teacher, Teaching Project Manager, School Inspector
PhD student at the “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Doctoral School of Socio-Human Sciences. She obtained the Master's degree with the specialization "Identity, interculturalism and multiculturalism in Romanian and European literature" at the "Dunărea de Jos" University of Galați, Faculty of Phylology and Theology.
Selena Costea has a successful teaching career, with multiple leadership positions in education system. She is the author of numerous press articles in the field of education and coordinator of specialized magazines.
She held positions of expert in educational training and coordinator of extracurricular activities.
Currently is Deputy General School Inspector at the Galati County School Inspectorate.
Professor, Director, TV organizer
Works in media starting 1990, as photographer and editor of the weekly NO, then from 1994 is employed at TVR- public television, Cluj regional studio. He is working as cinematographer, and in the editorial segment as producer, and documentary filmmaker, as well.
He is member of the teaching staff of Theatre and Television Faculty at the Cluj University (UBB).
In 2012 he achieved his doctoral thesis with the title Text and image in the mass-media.
Collaborations with some of major broadcasters in Europe and his filmography includes author documentary productions (screenplay, directing, photography), multi-awarded at festivals in Romania and Europe.
In the previous 11 editions of ECOFEST, Dan Curean was an active participant, and his films have enjoyed success, both through the awards given by professional juries, as well as by the audience. Member of the international Jury of professionals - Ecofest, 11th.edition, Craiova, 2021.