We welcome the 2021 virtual Méliès d’argent Jury. The jury will select a short film and a feature film from the Méliès d’argent line-up. The winning film will compete for the Méliès d’or during the 54th edition of Sitges – Festival de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, in 2021.

Johanna Holmin

Johanna is the artistic director of Monsters of Film in Stockholm, and also works as a film distributor at Studio S Entertainment and Njutafilms.

Growing up in the rural parts between Vimmerby and Kisa she always felt like the black sheep when it came to film and music, until she moved to Stockholm and began her film studies in 2000. In 2012 she founded the Monsters of Film festival, the first lasting festival of its kind in Stockholm, and the black sheep has found its herd.

Hussain Currimbhoy

Hussain Currimbhoy, has worked in the film industry since 2005, working as a writer, producer, director and programmer. He has worked as a programmer with the Sundance Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Nordisk Panorama, while his films have played at festivals internationally. 

Born in Toronto, Canada, Hussain has lived and worked around the world. He is based between Sweden and the United States.

Jakob Åsell

Jakob Åsell is a film critic and editor based in Stockholm. As a film critic, Jakob regularly contributes to Moviezine, Nöjesguiden and Point of View. 
During his years of film studies in Lund, Jakob was the editor of the LIFFF catalogue and produced the official trailers for the festival.
He is an alumnus of the Berlinale 2020 Talent Press and host of the Swedish interview podcast “i Hollywood“.

Méliès d’argent short film 2021

  • Ad Lib, Directed by Joseph Catté, 2020, France 
  • Hungry Joe, Directed by Paul Nicholas Holbrook, Sam Dawe, 2020, United Kingdom 
  • Lussevaka, Directed by Johanna Sutherland, 2020, Sweden, United Kingdom 
  • Migrants, Directed by Hugo Caby, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, Lucas Lermytte and Zoé Devise, 2020, France
  • Migrations, Directed by Jerome Peters, 2020, Belgium
  • Polter, Directed by Álvaro Vicario, 2019, Spain
  • The Rave, Directed by Johannes Magnus Aule, 2019, Estonia

Méliès d’argent feature films 2021

  • Sleep, Directed by Michael Venus, 2020, Germany
  • Particles, Directed by Blaise Harrison, 2019, France, Switzerland
  • Teddy, Directed by Ludovic Boukherma & Zoran Boukherma, 2020, France
  • Marygoround, Directed by Daria Woszek, 2020, Poland
  • Darkness, Directed by Emanuela Rossi, 2020, Italy