2017 Judges

Here are the 2017 Judges that gathered for the 2017 annual screening and event, that took place on May 9, 2017, in Los Angeles (Sunset Boulevard).

Every monthly winner, all categories, from July 2016 to March 2017, was considered for the best of the best of the year.


Dorian Masson



Dorian is the 2016 winner of the French national contest “Filme ton quartier”, organized by French national network France 3 with his film “Je suis Courcouronnais”.

He also has been nominated, official competition, to the Paris Art and Movie Awards film Festival, 2015, with his music video “Roller Mobster”, then step on stage in 2016 to give away the Best Music Video Award of this festival.

Allie Lane

Production Designer, director, feminist, art activist


Her music video “Leather Daddy” by Sailor Poon won
Best Video Austin film Festival, 2016
Featured on Do512’s ‘Best Music Videos of 2016’ list
Other video work has been featured online at NYC Online Film Screenings, Ovrld, Austere Mag, Austin 360, Daily Texan, Sound on Sound Fest blog, The Woodsz Blog and Do512.

Jay Sansone

Director, photographer


Directed videos featuring Erykah Badu, Moby, Maya Angelou, Anais Mitchell.

Work published and broadcasted in Rolling Stone Magazine, CNN, NPR All Songs Considered.

Former Head Videographer People Magazine.
Director of Aftermovies for Bonnaroo, HolyShip, Govenors Ball.

Director or of Music Videos for Big Gigantic, Lettuce, Jon Bellion, GoldFish.

Created videos for Erikah Badu, Lupita Nyogo, Red Bull, ESPN.
Owner/Creative director for NYC based production company Human Being Media.


Jean-Paul Frenay



2012 Best Music Video for Kyasma Radioactivity @ California International Shorts Festival, US

2016 Platinum Award for You Are The Canvas @ Muse Creative Awards, USA

For his music video Son Lux / Cage of Bones :

2016 One Talent TV Award @ Sulmona International Film Festival, IT
2016 Nominated for Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best VFX @ Widescreen Film & Music Video Festival, US
2016 Nominated for Best Director Award @ Ibiza Music Video Festival, ES

2015 Silver Award for Toyota Indestructible Hilux @ Creative Club of Belgium, BE

2010 Best production design for VW Bluemotion @ CFP Awards, BE

2012 Jury @ Festival International du Court Métrage de Lille, FR

2011 Jury @ Kikk Festival, BE


Piet Baumgartner



11 wins with his music video Through my streets, 2015

Official selection at Locarno Film Festival, for Alle Werden, 2011

Jury Prize at Civis Media Prize Europe, for short film Inland, 2015

Jury Prize at Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival for Elite, 2013


Video Rahim



Winner of the very first “Best Music Video” to our festival, first 2016 edition.

Directed 40+ music videos

Directed 10+ music documentaries

Worked on shows with performing artists Usher, P.Diddy, Gorillaz

40+ official selections in festivals worldwide.


Eszter Angyalosy
Novelist and screenwriter, currently working for HBO Hungary.
Won the Best Music Video in 2016 at the Paris Art and Movie Awards.



Daniel Szőke


Currently working for Hungarian and international productions.
Credited to award-winning music videos, short movies, features, and ads.
DOP to the Best Music Video in 2016 at the Paris Art and Movie Awards.