Critic's Jury

Vanessa Morgan

Among film fans, Vanessa Morgan is best known for her horror movie reference books (Evil Seeds: The Ultimate Movie Guide to Villainous Children, Strange Blood: 71 Essays on Offbeat and Underrated Vampire Movies and When Animals Attack: The 70 Best Horror Movies with Killer Animals), as well as for her introductions and lectures at numerous film festivals. She is also the author of Avalon (a book about her cat who starred in horror movies) and several supernatural thrillers. Since 2017, she participates in the organization and programming of the Offscreen Film Festival in Brussels.

Pierre Beaudot

Pierre Beaudot is a pop culture fanatic for as long as he can remember. This man from Anderlecht is passionate about music (very alternative), cinema (very “genre”) and sports (very football). His very own landmarks: STAR WARS: EPISODE IV, THE PRISONER, TOXIC AVENGER, DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE from 1941, GALAXY QUEST … After his studies in Journalism and Communication at the ULB, he started working for some radio stations and newspapers after finally becoming editor in chief of teen magazine 7Extra in 2000. Since 2006 he’s been working for the regional TV-channel BX1. He’s head of the musical shows OCTAVE and FSTVL and also edits and presents the BIFFF Special since the 30th edition of the festival. He’s a member of the Belgian Cinematographic Press Union (UPCB).

André Ceuterick

André Ceuterick was trained as a literature teacher and quickly turned to a “multifunctional” professional career, devoted to culture and especially to cinema. In 1981, he joined the Cultural Services of the Belgian Province of Hainaut, where he created the film department with numerous initiatives and innovations. He was also the founder and general delegate of the “Festival Internationale du Film Francophone de Namur” and of the “Festival du Film d’Amour de Mons” which he led for more than 30 years. At the same time, he was active as a journalist and film critic with numerous collaborations: the magazine Première, the daily newspapers Le Peuple, Nord-Eclair and la Province, the RTBF Mons, the Regional Television Mons-Borinage (of which he was one of the pioneers) or the private radio Sud Radio (Belgium). He participated in the creation of several film festivals and events abroad, in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.