The Jury

Our jury formed of film professionals will review all submitted films from an independent point of view. Seeking creativity, vision, innovative ideas, powerful messages and attention to details, with the aim of discovering projects with the potential to define the direction of contemporary cinema.

Happy to announce actor Brandon Auret as one of our Judges.

Brandon Auret playing the Villain in Neil Blomkamp’s CHAPPIE

Brandon will be the judge to decide who’s worthy of the BEST ACTOR Award at SAIFF.

We are happy to announce band member Ross  Learmonth from Prime Circle  as one of our Judges for the Best Music Video Award.

Ross Learmonth

The Lead singer of South Africa’s biggest rock band “PRIME CIRCLE”. They’ve been going for over 11 years now, and still raking in the awards as South Africa’s Best Rock Band!

Happy to announce actor Sean Cameron Michael as one of our Judges for the category of BEST SHORT FILM.

Sean Cameron Michael
Sean Cameron Michael

Best known for his roles in BLACK SAILS, BLOOD

Happy to announce another one of our judges and festival director: Ryan Kruger

Ryan Kruger
Actor/Director: Ryan Kruger

Best known for his music videos and conceptual shooting style.

Happy to announce another one of our judges: Actor Joe Vaz for Best Screenwriter.

Joe Vaz
Joe Vaz

Joe has established himself as a locally and internationally recognized actor in both film and television. Best known for his role in “Dredd” and “Death Race2” and “10,000 BC. 

Another great Judge at SA Indie Film Fest: Roy Zetisky as the Judge for Best Cinematographer.

Roy Zetisky
Roy Zetisky

Roy works as a DOP and Film Director, he also teaches at AFDA Film School. He will be the judge for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER.

Happy to announce actor/singer STEVE WALL as one of our Judges for the category of BEST ACTRESS. 

Actor/Singer Steve Wall
Actor/Singer Steve Wall

Known for his role in VIKINGS and the lead singer and songwriter in legendary Irish band The Walls and The Stunning.