Daniel Burlac

Romanian & French producer, film professional, having joined over 250 international film festivals in Europe, Northern America, Africa and Asia as jury member, organizer, speaker or participant. Born in Brasov, Romania, in 1968, Burlac has graduated from The Film Direction Faculty at La Fémis (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Métiers de l’Image et du Son), in Paris, in 2005. He’s won over 110 awards and collected over 120 nominations at international and local film festivals with 18 movies, in almost 10 years dedicated to the film industry. Since 2016, Dan has been the Director of Alpin Film Festival in Romania.

Jernej Šček

Jernej Šček is a member of the Slovene minority in Italy, a philosopher, professor, and writer. He teaches philosophy and history at the France Prešeren Secondary School in Trieste and is a PhD student at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, where he’s researching renaissance humanism and the role of humanities in modern society. He’s published scientific and general articles in Slovenian and other magazines, as well as being a translator and an author. For several years, he’s worked as a radio show host with the Trieste branch of RAI, the Italian public broadcasting company. He’s an avid mountaineer with a genuine affection for mountaineering literature, who has a long history of working with the Festival gorniškega filma.

Viki Grošelj

Viki Grošelj, who was born in 1952, is an excellent alpinist, Himalayan mountaineer, mountain rescuer, and mountain guide. He’s been on more than thirty expeditions to mountain ranges outside of Europe and stood on the summits of eight-thousanders on eleven different occasions. The first Slovenian to climb the highest peaks of all seven continents. Author of seventeen books. Between the years 2005 and 2013, he worked with the Slovenian national television on a TV-series about the Himalayan giants. In 2015, he experienced first-hand the disastrous Nepal earthquake, which encouraged him to set up a charity for the earthquake victims.