SUFF Artwork

SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL 2020 Jury


Jaimie Leonarder aka Jay Katz nurse, youth worker, diversional therapist, Missionbeat driver, co-host SBS Movie Show (2004-06) co-curator of the Mu-Meson Archives, co-host of the Naked World visual podcast, performance artist, experimental musician, actor, Vice president UFOR, independent scholar of Para-Political and Anomalous Studies co-creator of Cult Sinema Obscura, DJ, MC and Film Archivist. Find out more here.

Aspasia Leonarder aka Miss Death is a artist and a champion of re-use in all mediums, painting, sculpture, sewing, knitting and upholstery. Aspasia is also co-curator of the Mu-Meson Archives, co-host of the Naked World visual podcast, co-creator of Cult Sinema Obscura, DJ and Film Archivist. Find out more here.

Michael Sun
is a Sydney-based writer and designer whose work focuses on the intersections between queerness, memory, and technology. He has bylines in KYD, Guardian Australia, the Monthly, Overland, VICE, Running Dog, and more. In 2017, he edited his student publication Honi Soit. @mlchaelsun

Karina Libbey is currently the Program Manager at the National Film and Sound Archive. She has over ten years experience in programming and producing film festivals and events in Sydney and across Australia, having previously managed not-for-profit arts event company The Festivalists, and Sydney Film Festival’s regional tour, the Travelling Film Festival. @karinalibbey

TAKE48 JURY


Sarah Gaul
is a comedian, actor and improvisor based in Sydney. As a comedian Sarah has toured internationally and spent a year in New York where she made regular appearances at Gotham Comedy Club, Club Cumming, and Broadway Comedy Club. Sarah stars in web series ON THE FRINGE, which was selected for LA Comedy Festival and Copenhagen Web Fest. Sarah also stars in Australian feature film HOT MESS, which was selected Seattle Film Festival, Perth Film Festival, and Sydney Underground Film Festival - THE CURB named the film ‘one of the best films of the decade’ and on that note, we are excited to have Sarah as one of the Take48 Judges this year! @empireofgaul

Josh McEvoy is a the Senior Art Director and Designer (and also one of our fantastic supporters for TAKE48) from P2 Content Agency. Josh is an exceedingly skilled designer with his skills covering Motion and Digital Design, 3D Animation, TVCs and TV Programme Design. Take48 is excited to have Josh on the judging panel this year.

Mikey Hamer
, one of our fantastic mentors for TAKE48 2019 from P2 Content Agency and has come back again this year to judge. He is a highly trained Director of Photography and Producer gaining many credits throughout his career. From creating TVCs, music videos and numerous compelling content he is a great addition to our judging panel this year. His latest short film Baby is currently screening at the 2020 SUFF. online.

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