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NAFF2018 Jury

Michael J. WERNER
Michael J. WERNER
United States
M. Werner Strategic Consultants / Producer/Consultant Michael J. WERENER is an American-born, Hong Kong–based producer, strategic consultant and producers rep. He has been credited as a producer or executive producer on nearly 30 high- profile independent films, including WONG Kar Wai’s THE GRANDMASTER, Tran Anh Hung’s NORWEGIAN WOOD, Kiyoshi KUROSAWA’s TOKYO SONATA, Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL's SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY, Pen-ek RATANARUANG's LAST LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE and John Cameron MITCHELL’s SHORTBUS among many others. He has been involved in the international distribution of a number of genre films from Asia including SHOCK LABYRINTH, THE MAID, DREAM HOME, and THE EYE. Werner was a partner in the pioneering foreign sales company Fortissimo Films. He has served as a consultant or advisor to numerous industry and festival events in Asia, including the Hong Kong’s HAF, Asian Film Awards, Screen Singapore, Busan International Film Festival, and International Film Festival and Awards of Macao. He most recently was a consultant to Fox International Productions and is Executive Producer on 212 WARRIORS, a new Indonesian language co-production directed by Angga Dwimas SASONGKO. Currently he is producing a new film SUK SUK from Hong Kong director Ray Yeung YEUNG.
LEE Dongha
LEE Dongha
Korea (South)
Producer and President of REDPETER FILMS Company Limited / He produced a number of films from 2006, including Poetry(2010) directed by LEE Chang-dong which won Best Screenplay from Cannes Film Festival, A Traveler New Life(2009) which was co-produced between Korea and France. The first movie of his company REDPETER, Train to Busan(2016) attracted more than 11million viewers in Korea, recording the Box office No. 1 in 2016.

Currently, he is actively working as a producer. With director YEON Sangho’s the second feature drama film Psychokinesis(2017) released early this year, he is expecting two more films to open. The actor KIM Yun-seok’s directorial debut film, another child is under the final work after filming, Birthday starring JEON Do-yeon and SUL Kyung-gu is under shooting.
Tim KWOK
Tim KWOK
Hong Kong
Convergence Entertainment / Producer A 20 year veteran in the film and television industry, Tim has produced several feature films, some which have played in international film festivals such as the Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival and Hong Kong International Film Festival. 

Tim had previously worked for Warner Bros Studios and New Regency Productions and was involved in the distribution activities of titles such as Daredevil, Mr & Mrs Smith, LA Confidential, Heat, Entrapment, Fight Club, The Negotiator, Don’t Say a Word, Tigerland, Big Momma’s House and others.

He currently serves as an Advisor to the Hong Kong International Film Festival.