Brillante Mendoza as Jury President
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He is one of the most prominent and important Filipino filmmakers today. The first Filipino to compete and won in 3 major film festivals; Cannes, Berlin and Venice. For his achievements and stature in world cinema, various film festivals all over the world have invited Mendoza to sit not only as Jury Member but as Jury President as well. 

Internationally acclaimed Filipino director and producer Brillante Mendoza was named as the Chairman of the Main Competition Jury of the 43rd Moscow International Film Festival from April 22 to 29 in Moscow, Russia. He will judge 14 feature films selected for the Main Competition along with other prestigious jury members.

Mendoza, who won the Cannes Best Director award for “Kinatay” in 2009, will judge the 14 feature films selected for the Main Competition along with jury members actor-producer Miloš Bikovi? (Serbia/Russia), director Karim Aïnouz (Brazil), composer Yuri Poteenko (Russia), and director-writer Nigina Sayfulaeva (Russia).

On the record, here is a list of festivals where Brillante Mendoza is a jury member and president:


Jury President
43rd Moscow International Film Festival

Bogazici Fillm Festival (7th Bospohorus Film Festival)

Jury Member40th Cairo International Film Festival2018
Jury President31st Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF)2018
Jury President2nd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFF)2018
Jury Member8th MyFrenchFilmFestival2018
Jury President26th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF)2015
Jury MemberFestival International du Film de Bruxelles2015
Jury Member9th Eurasia International Film Festival2014
Jury President20th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema (FICA)2014
Jury Member11th Marrakech International Film Festival (FIFM)2011
Jury Member34th Hong Kong International Film Festival2010
Jury Member11th Mumbai Film Festival (MIFF)2009

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