Judging Panel


  • Alex Hudd AMPS

    General Sound design

    Alex is a sound designer and musician and has spent over 10 years as a Sound Consultant to the motion picture film industry, providing sound services for over 200 feature...

  • Robin S Boyd

    General

    Robin S. Boyd is an award winning writer and director working primarily in London and Paris. He has directed a number of short films, one of which, "Soon, The Waves" was...

  • Tom Mayoh

    General Post Production

    As an award-winning filmmaker, Tom has had the opportunity to work within the TV, film and live industries in many roles, honing his skills and utilising his keen eye for...

  • Martha Pinson

    General Screenplay

    Martha Pinson is a director, screenwriter, and former Script Supervisor based in New York City. Directing credits include: “Tomorrow,” a UK indie feature film that won...

  • Henry Meredith

    Cinematography General

    With over 10 years of experience as a filmmaker, Henry has travelled all over the world working for some of the most recognised global brands. Whether directing, producing or...

  • Louise Norbury

    General

    Completed a BA (Hons) in Film Theory, History & Criticism at Sheffield Hallam University, where I also worked at Sheffield Documentary film festival. I then went on to...

  • Sean McDonnell

    Documentary

    Sean McDonnell is a director and series producer, who for almost 20 years has made documentaries for leading broadcasters in the UK and US. Having filmed in nearly 40...

  • Billy Rees

    General

    Award winning film maker Billy Rees is no stranger to independent film, having spent 4 years as head judge for a successful film festival before Ignite was conceived. Billy...

  • Ross Mackenzie

    Cinematography General

    As founder of award-winning film production company Firebird Films, Ross is no stranger to high quality films. Having spent most of his life behind a camera - whether it be as...