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about the jury

Daniel Eskils works as a film director and has directed numerous commercials, music videos and TV-series. He is also the Executive Producer and Founder of production company Tarot Pictures based in Stockholm. After finishing journalism school he studied film at Stockholm Film School while working part-time at the Swedish radio & television (like the BBC). He then lived in Rio de Janeiro and New York where he worked as an illustrator and writer. From humble beginnings with a Hi8 camera in Stockholm suburbs to an international career, Daniel Eskils was propelled by the cult puppet TV show Kjell. Daniel lends a unique visual identity to each project and his visually witty creations blend Swedish contemporary filmmaking with a dash of humor and a hearty dose of graphic-driven aesthetics.