Jury 2015

Bob Weil

Bob Weil was nominated iPhone Photographer of the Year in 2013 by IPPA. His work has been awarded and exhibited internationally. He participated as a jury in mobile photography competitions and exhibitions such as AX3 and the MPAs. Bob Weil is co-author of the book The Art of iPhone Photography: Creating Great Photos and Art on Your iPhone with Nicki Fitz-Gerald. You can consult their tutorials in video format via the link www.iPhonePhotoArtist.com. Still with Fitz-Gerald, the artist runs the website iPhoneographyCentral.com, an online platform about mobile photography.

Giancarlo Beltrame

Giancarlo Beltrame, journalist and film critic, was Professor of Semiotics applied to Cinema at the University of Verona until 2013. From 1996 to 2007 he was director of the Schermi d’Amore Film Festival, Verona. He is a photographer who uses mobile devices. Giancarlo Beltrame is also a member of the international Mobile Art community and participates in initiatives such as “Dante’s Comedy on Mobile Art”, “SVAW! Stop Violence Against Women” e “ISMA International Salon Mobile Art” on social media, which has the presence of around one hundred international artists.

Joanne Carter

Created by Joanne Carter, a professional journalist and photographer, TheAppWhisperer is the most popular mobile photography website in the world. With a team of over twenty editors, TheAppWhisperer has built a global reputation by recognizing and curating the very best in mobile photography. TheAppWhisperer has become the reference for the art press, manufacturers, photography magazines and specialized websites. It represents the pinnacle of photography and mobile art and continues to grow at an extraordinary rate, every day. www.theappwhisperer.com

Lee Atwell

Lee Atwell She has been passionate about art, science and the magic of photography since she was a child. She has already received numerous international awards for mobile photography and has been published on different platforms. Her photographs were exhibited in different cities in the United States of America, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Hungary and Italy

Louise Clements

Co-founder/Artistic Director of FORMAT (international photography festival) since 2014. Artistic Director of the center for contemporary art and cinema, QUAD, since 2001. Curator at Habitat Center/Haus Khas, Delhi 2012; Dong Gang Photography Festival, South Korea 2013; Dali Photography Festival, China 2013; Photo Quai, Paris 2015; Container from the Hamburg Triennial 2015; Venice Biennale EM 15, 2015; Co-editor of Hijacked III UK/AUS; PHOTOCINEMA; Hungry Still. Online platform publisher 1000 words. International jury and speaker. Curator since 1998. She is regularly invited to analyze portfolios.

Lucy Pike

Lucy Pike was born in England and studied Photojournalism at the London College of Communications. In her second year of the course, she begins her career at the newspaper The Times in the image department, later becoming Editor. In 2014 he moved to Berlin to dedicate himself to EyeEm, a photo sharing application and social network, which is present in more than 200 countries. Last year, she led the curation of the awards 2014 EyeEm Awards Exhibition, the largest competition for photographs captured and edited with mobile devices.

Luisa Sequeira

Luísa Sequeira is a cultural producer, graduated in journalism with a specialization in documentary filmmaking. She started her career in Mozambique. She worked for 10 years at RTP having worked on several television projects, including Fotograma, dedicated to the promotion of cinema. She co-directed the animation series “Motel Sama” for Canal Brasil. Since 2010 she has been programming director at Shortcutz Porto. It organizes the Super 9 Mobile Film Fest, a festival exclusively dedicated to mobile.

Victor Costa

Vítor Costa is a trainer in the Composition and Photographic Technique disciplines at the Portuguese Institute of Photography. He has carried out training at the Serralves Foundation. Several works he is the author of have been awarded and published. In addition to training, he travels to several countries around the world in search of new photographic expeditions, which he has been developing since 2002 in the FOTOADRENALINA project, taking photography enthusiasts to travel to over 45 photographic destinations, in around 30 countries.