OFFICIAL JURY
QAFF 2022

National and International Competition

Maritza Blanco

Maritza Blanco

Maritza Blanco studied film and video in London, where she began her career as a director and producer. Her first documentaries included "Butterfly by Richard Wilson" (30 min.), which followed the construction of said work by the renowned British sculptor; "Interact1" (80 min.), celebrating 40 glorious years of British graphic design; and "From Here to Here" (80 min.), commissioned by the London Underground arts platform.

Vince Balanta

Vince Balanta

Vince Balanta is an Afro-Colombian actor and model, native of Valle del Cauca. He has been one of the most beloved actors for his good performance in Colombian soap opera productions, such as the series "Correo de Inocentes", "Comando Elite", "Pambelé", "La sucursal del cielo" and finally in the soap opera "Enfermeras", as Dr. Fabio Mosquera, which is reflected as the first Afro-Colombian actor with status in soap operas, outside the stereotypical participations that are usually assigned to afro

Carolina Guerra

Carolina Guerra

She is an actress, model, presenter and singer. She was Miss Bogota at the Reinado Nacional de la Belleza and from there she went on to host the MTV Channel show, Rock Dinner (2006), doing the same with the network in Pixcelu (2007) and in the green folder of the MTV Awards in 2006 and 2007. She also hosted the show Viva el sueño (2010) for the Univision network and several editions of the Premios Shock de la Música and the reality show Colombia's Next Top Model.

Ragnar Chacin

Ragnar Chacin

He is Geneva based French filmmaker, visual artist, choreographer, light and sound designer, performer and director who explores the interaction of body, performance, dance and moving image through cinematic form, theatre, performance, screen, sound, installation art, photography and painting. He fabricates films, images and performances for stage and unconventional spaces, movie theatres, environments and other multimedia formats. Graduated from the ESEC in Paris, France.

May Mc'Causland

May Mc'Causland

CEO, Founder and Executive Producer of Studio AYMAC. Professional in Social Communication and Journalism, with studies in Management and Administration of audiovisual projects in the United States (NYC, Chicago) and Argentina (Buenos Aires). With more than 10 years of experience in the industry, she has worked for companies like Netflix and Universal Studios on international projects: Narcos and American Made.

Ramon Perea

Ramon Perea

Member and co-founder of Carabantu and activist of the Black Communities Process. Graduate in Psychology and candidate for a master's degree in Education and Human Rights. Director of the International Afro Kunta Kinte Community Film Festival FICCA KUNTA KINTE. For more than thirteen years he has been working in the country on a project called cinema as an ethno-educational tool. He has participated in various research on Afro-descendant issues.

Karina Agudelo Moreno

Karina Agudelo Moreno

Bachelor's degree in English and French from the Technological University of Chocó Diego Luis Córdoba. Graduated from DALE 2019 (Autonomous Development and Effective Leadership Program) of the Visible Hands Corporation program. Leader promoter of gender equity and peace building from different social organizations. She has served as coordinator of projects such as: Eco Luna Radio Program "Let's talk about peace".