Jury Chairman

Yan Dong

Director of the Special Program Department, Center for Social and Educational Program, China Media Group

Yan Dong, born in 1964, a senior editor, graduated from the Television Department of Beijing Broadcasting Institute in 1987, majoring in TV editing, and is currently the director of the Special Program Department of the Center for Social and Educational Program of China Media Group. He is a cultural master and one of the "four batches" talents by the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, the winner of the 9th National 'Artist of Both Moral and Artistic Stature' title and the 2015 Chinese Documentary Person of the Year. He is also an outstanding party member of the organs under the Central Committee, one of China's 100 intangible cultural heritage figures by the Ministry of Culture, and a meritorious personnel of China Media Group to celebrate the 70th and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Over the past 37 years, Yan Dong has created more than 60 documentaries, including Pilot, Making a new China, On the way, The Long March, Confucius, The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, National Museum of China 100 years and so on. Yan Dong's works have won the Five “One” Project award of the Central Publicity Department 10 times, the China Radio and Television News Award 3 times, and many awards such as the China Radio and Television Grand Prize, the Golden Eagle Award, the Starlight Award, the Golden Panda Award, and Shanghai Magnolia Award.
    Pieter-Rim de Kroon

    Dutch Director and Producer

    Tan Pin Pin

    Singaporean Documentary Filmmaker

    Liu Hongyan

    Head of Documentary Division II, Film Television Drama and Documentary Center, China Media Group

    Lucinda Axelsson

    British Producer and Commissioning Editor, Current Creative Director of Oxford Science Films, Former BBC Documentary Commissioning Editor and Executive Producer of Natural History Unit

    King Wai Cheung

    Film Director and Screenwriter, HKSAR, China

    Zhang Yaxin

    Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of the School of Television, Communication University of China