Competitions: Green Cross Warsaw Award


This year PLANETE+ DOC FF will again hand out the Green Cross Warsaw Award to the best ecology-theme movie. The winner will receive 3 000 euros. A jury consisting of: Katarzyna Guzek, Katarzyna Ugryn, Michal Piróg, will select the winning film. The Green Cross Warsaw Award is accompanied by the “Climate for Change” section of the festival.

Jury

Katarzyna Ugryn

Born 1981 in Warsaw. Sociologist, graduated from the Institute of Applied Social Sciences at the Faculty of Management (culture management) at the Warsaw University. Since her university time, she has been working with internationally active NGO’s. At the Warsaw-based Heinrich Böll Foundation she is coordinating climate protection and energy policy projects.




Katarzyna Guzek

Member of Greenpeace Poland. Prior to being press officer for “Climate and Energy” campaign, she co-ordinated another one, Ocean Defenders. Affiliated with Greenpeace since 2005, at first as an activist participating in all of the organization’s campaigns. Also involved in the Solidarity with Palestine campaign, for which she co-organised a documentary film festival Palestine Cinema: Pictures of Occupation and Resistance. Participant in several direct actions in the occupied Palestine territory. In her free time she climbs rocks or dives.




Michał Piróg

Born 1979 in Kielce. Dancer, choreographer, presenter, reporter, ecologist. He was the host of “In MTV Rhythm” and a jury member of TVN’s “You Can Dance”. He was also host in “Your Own Personal Dance Instructor” and “Top Model” TV shows. Zealous pro-ecology activist. Together with friends he started Oxygen Factory foundation, which goal is tree planting. WWF ambassador for the last couple of years. One of the guests of “SOS for the World” campaign. Face of “Play to Stop – Europe for Climate” campaign, represents Poland at conferences in Sweden, Hungary and other countries. Persuades people to live ecologically. Vegetarian since 24th birthday. Critic of consumerism. Takes care of nature, convinces others to “be eco”.