Andreas Brunner has been active in the Vienna LGBTIQ+ movement since the late 1980s, in the Türkis Rosa Lila Villa, as an employee of the first gay bookstore "Löwenherz", co-founder of the Rainbow Parade and as an exhibition curator.
Since 2009 he has been co-director of QWIEN - Center for Queer History, carries out research and publications on queer city history, the development of queer city walks and the establishment of an archive for the history of LGBTIQ+ in Vienna.
Manuela Kay, born and raised in West Berlin.
Journalist, author, and co-managing director of Special Media SDL Verlag, co-publisher and co-CEO of the magazines "Siegessäule - Queer in Berlin" and "L-MAG - Das Magazin für Lesben".
She has published several books, including "Schöner Kommen" (Querverlag, 2000), made sex-positive films such as "Airport" (1994), was co-producer of "Fucking Different XXX" to which she contributed the short film "Blümchensex" and has been co-organizer and curator of the Pornfilmfestival Berlin since 2007.
NO_PIC_NO_CHAT is a visual artist. He creates movies, photography and objects. Since 2018 he explores the representation of masculinity and intimacy in photography.
His work is strongly based on the theory of monomyth by Joseph Campbell (The Hero with a Thousand Faces) and Carl Gustaw Jung (The Red Book). He makes an artistic statement refering to collective archetypes through videos and the creation of objects and performative situations
Alice Erik Anouk Moe is a queer, sexpositive, interspecial, subculture-addicted, fashion and genderfcking, drag performing activist who considers themselves Genderfluid & intersectional in expression and personality.
They are an art medium working with their body to show binaries, contradictions, dichotomies in order to overcome the dividing dogmas that for decades have been tearing us apart through art mediums such as film, video, talks, vlogs, poetry, interviews, performance, shows, music & social work.
Paul Poet, born 1971 in Abqaiq, Saudi-Arabia, is an internationally acclaimed Austrian Film Director and Author, studied philosopher, curator and culture journalist, a denizen of Viennas punk and electronica scenes and the erotic underground of the 90s.
He continually mixes pop culture and political activism with the core theme of individual freedom in a more and more close-knit World Order. He currently prepares his first narrative cinema feature with Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days, Goodnight Mommy) as his producer.
Emre Busse, born in 1990, Istanbul, Turkey. Emre Busse worked as head curator of the Berlin based queer art project, Pornceptual between 2014 – 2017. During his Pornceptual years, he co-directed numerous porn and documentary movies including, “Hyper-Masculinity On The Dance Floor” and “Landlords - Economics of S&M Apartments in Berlin”. In March 2017, he co-curated the exhibition called “ğ-queer forms migrate” in Schwules Museum* Berlin (LGBT History Museum of Berlin) supported by the Regierender Bürgermeister von Berlin – Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa. Emre Busse is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Freie University Berlin, focusing on gay ‘ethnic’ pornography in post national Europe.
International Shorts Jury
Johnny Love is the stage name of Vienna based director, dj and media artist David Kleinl. Best known for his role as the singer of the alternative pop duo Tanz Baby! he later became a music video director for artist such as Bilderbuch or Ankathie Koi. By the end of the 1990s he used pornographic imagery for the first time in multimedia performances with his then experimental rock band Charmant Rouge.
He studied media art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and at the ZKM Karlsruhe. His first porn film „ACTION 1“ was awarded for best Austrian short at our festival in 2019.
Kitty Willenbruch / Comedian Sideshow Extravaganza / Super B Movie Scream Queen / Salon Kitty Revue Master Mind / Jury Member of Landshut Kurzfilm Festival and Cinestrange Festival for Dead Line Magazine
Nominated as the most Beautiful Tattooed women in the World by Tattoo Magazine California, that was in the 90ies bitches, yes she’s not looking that old!
Doris Posch is a film and media scholar and a lecturer at the University of Vienna, Austria. She loves doing research and teaching on transnational, postcolonial, and emerging filmmaking and keeps herself busy with lectures and panels on African and Caribbean film cultures and Diasporas, gender politics, intersectionality and film festival research, and hosting masterclasses and panel discussions at the intersection of film theory and practice.
She is co-founder of CineCollective and since 2019, she is co-director and curator of the open air film fest Kaleidoskop – Urbanities Film Festival at Karlsplatz, Vienna.