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Elham Madani

Producer CEO of WIND arts and Film Academy WIND International Film Festival

Emine Dursun


Onur Yayla   

Director of Around International Film Festival

(Germany - Netherlands - Spain - France )

Chris Weil

Technical Director of the

First Hermetic International Film Festival



Raj Rohit Reddy

Director and founder of Aarkyub Films


Some facts of the FICOCC JUDGING TEAM

Elham Madani

Dr. Elham Madani is an acclaimed film director, producer CEO of WIND arts and Film Academy, WIND International Film Festival, Mighty Vision Pictures ,film studio Founder and CEO of GOLDEN GLOBAL PAGEANT

She has directed and produced over 50 films, has won over 38 beauty contest, has received title of best filmmaker of the year in 2015 by Royal family of Indonesia, best film producer of the year 2016 from World Humanitarian Peace organization, best documentarian filmmaker of the year 2016 by Sony pictures for her anti war documentary, ISIS Crisis.

She is a world wide humanitarian filmmaker and ambassador of peace. Recently received accolade award by king of Africa as Divine Goddess for her inner and our beauty. She was entitled Queen of Empowerment and inspiration by Hollywood WIND of Fame organizations

Emine Dursun


Emine Dursun is the founder and the managing director of New York International Screenplay Awards -NYISA.

She is Sundance-Alumni screenwriter, script doctor.

She has 8 awards and had been the finalist several times in USA and Europe.

She is the first person who won an international screenplay award in Turkey, that is one of the reasons she has founded NYISA, to help the screenwriters to create their path in International area.

Emine is selectively doing script doctoring and script analysis for the special projects.

She is one of the jury of the Princeton Independent Film Festival  and she is leading the workshops named “ How To Write An award Winning Screenplay” in New York, via online as well.

                                                     Onur Yayla                                                         

Director of Around International Film Festival

(Germany - Netherlands - Spain - France )

Also known as ''Onno Mara'' is an independent filmmaker who runs the Around International Film Festival ( ARFF International ) 

with the guidance of Around Films Global Network. Studied International Finance and Visual Communication Design, after his award winning improvised feature film called ''AKIYO // UP NEXT'', keeps working on 

the field of Improvisation and Pitch Perception.

As a proud member of the National Press Community, Onur is a wanna be hero who has the passion 

to figure out what he can save the world from. 

Alongside the traditional film production and distribution, 

Goal of Around Films is to provide homes to group of film enthusiasts who are committed in creating spaces for film industry, devoted to spread the knowledge of modern visual art form to all interested filmmakers 

from all around the world and to present it all on one single platform. 

''Based On a True Story''

Oscar Pozzoli

Director of Festival de Cine Estudiantil (FENACIES-Uruguay)

He was awarded a Carlos Gardel Prize for his contribution to culture by introducing audiovisual education in Tacuarembó.

Creator and director of PEALC (Program of Audiovisual Education and Cinematographic Language).

He has given countless film workshops.

His filmography includes: -Feature films as Director, Production Manager, Photography Director, Electrical.

-Short films as: Production chief. -TV shows like: Director, Photography and Camera Director, Camera Assistant, editing

-Internet TV Shows. -Documentaries: Director, Production Manager, Camera Assistant, Photography, Camera, Edition.

-Commercial Campaign -Videos for internet, Videos cast in press, Videos Clips and Advertising Campaigns.

Joseph Caristena

Director of Social Machinery Film Festival (Italy)

2010: Production Manager in the Film Commission of the Region Calabria - Italy.

2012: Berlin (Germany) Joseph Caristena becomes a member of the Team Premiere at the Academy of the Arts, Berlin  (Akademie der Künste) for the first screening of Natasa's  Von Kopp film called "Future Works".

2015: The European Commission. DG (Near) Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations selected Joseph Caristena as expert.

2016: Podgorica - Montenegro. Expert of European Commission. DG NEAR - EU's Neighbourhood and Enlargement Policies. Expert Mission at the Ministry of Innovation & Information Society.

Rob Lobosco

Festival Director of the Melbourne International Cinema Extravaganza M.I.C.E. (Australia)

Producer/Writer/Actor/Director/Doctor of Chinese/Film Judge

Rob Lobosco has had roles in Australian TV (Halifax FP, Frontline, Blue Heelers and Neighbours-playing Doug Marshall and the infamous role of Tom Jones) and Australian films (Amy, The Interview, The Zone)

He wrote/toured his education plays, 'Teen ISSUES,’ ‘Sexuale`’ ‘Live spark,’ and ‘Hidden Violence,’ which he co-wrote to a TV mini series, titled, 'The Valley.’

In 2011 Rob produced his first feature film ‘Groomless Bride.'

He was a judge for the 2011, '48 Hour Film Project' Competition in Melbourne.

In Feb/Mar 2012, ‘Due Paesi, Due Cuori,' was staged in Melbourne, and written to a feature film.

He wrote, produced, directed and plays identical twins Tony/Lewis, in his film, 'FATE – It is what it is!’ 

It screened at the 2013 NYC Independent Film Festival, 2014 World Film Awards, 2015 Mykonos Biennale Film Festival and received 4 awards  of merit and recognition at the 2015/2016 Best Shorts Competition & Accolade Global Film Competition.

Rob was invited to judge the 2017 NYC Independent Film Festival.

Rob wrote Kate Banks (renowned children’s author) book ‘Dillon Dillon,’ into a feature film.

He wrote/produced and plays the lead role of Tobias in the TV/Webseries, NEXT... series 1 & 2 - airing on APPLE TV & FOXTEL.

Rob has completed writing the feature film, “Eternal Heart,” inspired by a true story about his mother, who died when he was 10 years of age. This is currently in Preproduction along with his other films, 'DAD' and 'Dichotomy.'

He is also super excited about his film festival, M.I.C.E FESTIVAL, in honor of all the mice that save our lives, where his film 'Eternal Heart,' will Premiere. 


Raj Rohit Reddy

Director and founder of Aarkyub Films

Raj Rohit Reddy is an award-winning screenwriter, director and founder of Aarkyub Films.

His scripts have won awards at several international film festivals including Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival, Canadian Diversity Film Festival and 12Month Film Festival of Romania.

His short films have been telecasted by major television channels and screened at the famous TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, attended by guests like Ruth E. Carter (Academy Award Winner) and Robi Reed (Emmy Award Winner).

Chris Weil

Technical Director of the

First Hermetic International Film Festival

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