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Meet the Juries


Named in honour of Scotland’s greatest filmmaker, our international prize will be awarded to the film that best reflects the qualities found in the work of Bill Douglas: honesty, formal innovation and the supremacy of image and sound in cinematic storytelling. The award carries a cash prize of £1,000.


Delphine Jeanneret
After working in an independent cinema in Lausanne and various international film festivals as a film programmer and head of industry conferences, Delphine Jeanneret is now a film programmer and curator at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland. She is part of Locarno Film Festival Open Doors selection committee. She is involved in several projects supporting independent and underground cinema. In 2015, she cofounded the Festival Cinéma Jeune Public in Lausanne, exploring new ways of film mediation. Since 2018, she is deputy dean of the cinema department at Geneva School of Art and Design HEAD where she teaches film curating and programming politics.


Sorayos Prapapan
Sorayos Prapapan is an independent filmmaker, sound technician and foley artist based in Thailand. He completed studies at the Film and Photography Thammasat University Thailand. After his schooling, he started working as a production assistant for the Palme D’or-winning film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010). He has directed several short films which have won awards in his home country and have been shown in international film festivals including Venice, Locarno, Rotterdam and Clermont-Ferrand.


Laura Rantanen
Laura Rantanen is a social and cultural anthropologist and a documentary filmmaker from Helsinki, Finland. In her work Rantanen is interested in studying power structures and relations between human and non-human entities. At the moment Rantanen studies her MA-degree in the department of documentary film in ELO Filmschool Finland, Aalto University. Laura’s film Liminality & Communitas won the Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film at GSFF 2019.


The Scottish Short Film Award honours inspiration and innovation in new Scottish cinema. This year the award carries a cash prize of £1,000.


Nicolas Feodoroff
Nicolas Feodoroff is an art and film critic, programmer and curator. He has held the role of programmer and member of the selection committee at FIDMarseille since 2006, and has been responsible for the FIDCampus programme since 2013. He also teaches at Marseilles fine art school (ESADMM- Luminy) and regularly contributes to other structures dedicated to cinema and contemporary art, including FRAC-Marseille, MuCEM, BAL-Paris, Mac-Marseille and ENSP-Arles. Nicolas has been a jury member of international film festivals in Kiev, Tetouan, Milan, Tübigen, Belgrade, Tehran and Osnabrück amongst others.


Vincent Langouche
Vincent is the programme director and coordinator of Leuven International Short Film Festival in Belgium, a post he has held since 2016. Vincent has worked for the festival in all conceivable capacities since 2005, ranging from editor, director, operator and programmer to volunteer. Besides the short film festival, Vincent also works as a programmer for Docville International Documentary Film Festival, serves on the board of the Short Film Conference and freelances as an editor, animator and director. After studying film at RITCS in Brussels, and (astro)physics at KU Leuven, he combined both studies in his feature documentary film Quantum Revolution (2015), about the birth of quantum physics in Belgium.


Sadhbh Murphy
Sadhbh Murphy has worked at Network Ireland Television (NITV) for thirteen years, as the sales and acquisitions executive. Now celebrating twenty-five years, NITV is a leading international distributor of high-quality short films and other formats. NITV has proudly represented fourteen Academy Award short film nominees over the past twelve years alone. These include multiple Live Action winners such as The Silent Child (2018), Stutterer (2016) and The Phone Call (2015). NITV judiciously acquires about twenty-five new shorts (narrative live action, animation and docs) into its library annually. It licenses content worldwide to TV broadcasters, airlines, VOD platforms and educational distributors.

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