2017 Jury Panel

Professor Peter Leahy is a former Chief of Army 2002 to 2008. His career focus is on issues of national security and providing government with a broad range of domestic, expeditionary and development options. Key achievements include; expanding the combat role of women, restructuring the Army Reserve, and expanding, training and sustaining the army during a period of increasing global combat operations

Dr Jonathan King is an award-winning historian Dr. Jonathan King has produced a WW1 Centennial Trilogy of Documentary Films for Foxtel History Channel: “Gallipoli: Last Anzacs Tell All” (2015) Western Front: Last Veterans Tell All (2016) and Palestine: Last Light Horsemen Tell All (2017).

Belal Taheri is an Iranian independent filmmaker and content distributor professional at Cineport media, an online submission platform that helps filmmakers and festivals. Belal worked as a festival director for many international film festival Such as Imagine film festival (Cannes, France). He was jury member and selection member of more than 56 international film festivals so far.