Marina is an award-winning journalist, one of the leading film critics and reporters in the
Republic of North Macedonia. She is a founding member and deputy Editor-in-Chief of the SDK digital newsroom. She was a founding member and Deputy of Editor in Chief of Vest Daily, at the time the biggest newspaper in the country.
She edited the books "Manchevski Monograph" and "Rain - The World About Milcho Manchevski's Before the Rain". She participated in FIPRESCI juries at a number of film festivals (Venice, Sarajevo, Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Oberhausen, Chemnitz, and Mannheim among others).
Jean-Max is a cinema professor and critic. He wrote many books about great directors such as Federico Fellini, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodóvar, Sergueï Paradjanov and Emir Kusturica. He also managed some cinema collective works, for example "Philosophie et cinema" and "Comment parler de cinéma"
He wrote for Jeune Cinema, Éclipses and on the website Iletaitunefoislecinema.com and Jeunecinema.fr. His most recent studies, about L'Atalante and La Grande Vadrouille, have been published in the "Les meilleurs films de notre vie" and "Les Films sélectionnés" collections owned by the Gremese publishing house.
Jenni writes about film and music for nationwide newspapers and magazines (e.g. „Spiegel“), works as a film critic for several radio stations, writes film scripts, co-curates the Panorama Section of the Berlin Film Festival, moderates film talks, film press conferences and film panels for the Berlin Film Festival, the International Short Film Festival Dresden and the International Film Festival Emden-Norderney. She is also a member of several film award juries, works for the Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media, and teaches journalism.