NETPAC Award

The 27th Busan International Film FestivalNETPAC Award Juries

Gerwin TAMSMA

Netherlands Film Critic

Before becoming involved with the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 1996, Gerwin Tamsma worked as a freelance critic and editor. Among his many responsibilities at IFFR, he selected films from Korea, China, Latin America and several European countries, developed returning strands and programmes focusing on for instance emerging talents, and curated various retrospectives and thematic programmes. Tamsma also served on committees for the Hubert Bals Fund, the Dutch Film Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts. He has participated in many international film festivals as a jury member, including Locarno, Vancouver, and CPH:DOX, as well as JEONJU IFF.

Tsengel DAVAASAMBUU

Mongolia Film Producer

Tsengel Davaasambuu (PhD) is a Mongolian film producer and distributor. She is also a professor at the Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture. She is the only Mongolian member of NETPAC since 2015. Currently, she actively travels around the film markets and festivals. She previously worked as a jury member at the SCO Film Festival, Hanoi International Film Festival, CineMalaya, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, and Busan International Youth and Kids Film Festival.

KIM Donghyun

Korea Festival Director of Seoul Independent Film Festival

KIM Donghyun is the festival director of the Seoul Independent Film Festival (SIFF). In order to bring new independent filmmakers to light, she remains active in various fields. Kim has distributed and marketed a number of independent films that were screened at SIFF. Beginning with the documentary Jam Docu KANGJUNG (2011), she has produced films including Cinema with You (2017), A Daytime Picnic (2018), and Citizen Pane (2022). Currently, she is a lecturer of independent film studies at Korea National University of Arts School of Film and TV & Multimedia at the Yonsei University Graduate School of Communication & Arts. Kim has also been one of the nine Korean Film Council’s (KOFIC) committee members since 2022.