Jury Chairman. Filmmaker, producer. Nika and TEFI member, vice-president of Kinosoyuz Russia. Founder of online magazine on documentary films. Laureate of national and international prizes.
Martin Honzik is an artist and director of Ars Electronica’s Festival, Prix and Exhibitions divisions. He studied visual experimental design at Linz Art University (graduated in 2001) and completed the master’s program in culture & media management at the University of Linz and ICCM Salzburg (graduated in 2003). From 1998 to 2001, he was a member of the production team at the OK Center for Contemporary Art. In 2001, he joined the staff of the Ars Electronica Future Lab, where, until 2005, his responsibilities included exhibition design, art in architecture, interface design, event design and project management. Since 2006, Martin Honzik has been director of the Ars Electronica Festival and the Prix Ars Electronica and in charge of exhibitions in the Ars Electronica Center as well as Ars Electronica’s international exhibition projects.
Producer, filmmaker, script writer. Founder of the company EEFilms (Ekaterina Eremenko Films), Berlin.
Vice-president of Skolkovo Foundation (public relations, advertising). He has got many awards in journalistic, PR and marketing. Inter alia, Chernov was engaged in Sochi nomination for holding Winter Olympic games, and Russia nomination for holding FIFA World Cup 2018.
Journalist, radio presenter. Former editor-in-chief of Afisha magazine, chief editor of Rambler-Afisha.