IOWF FEATURE FILM JURY

Melissa Malone

President of Jury

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Melissa is a NYC based filmmaker/actor/writer, raised in the south. She has appeared in multiple film/tv projects, including the feature film "At the End of the Day". She is best known as the show-runner of the award-winning series "Or So The Story Goes." She currently lives in NJ with her wife and two cats, where they run their production company, Outtake Productions

Katelyn Pearce

SO SOHA, Executive Producer

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She is an actress and producer based out of NYC. Examples of her acting work include roles on BILLIONS, THE PATH, and LIMITLESS, CLINTON ROAD, and SO SOHA. Katelyn is an award nominated producer, and currently works as an associate producer at LIVING THE DREAM FILMS, which has 7 feature films on it's roster and more in development. 

Giuseppe Benincasa

WideMovie.it, Film Reviewer

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He is founder and editor for the online cinema magazine WideMovie.it and he writes for "MondoFOX" and also works for Brad&K productions, company with several acclaimed clients as Warner Bros. Pictures, Universal Pictures e Walt Disney Company Italy.

Akash Goila

Filmeera Distribution, Founder

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Akash Goila is an Indian Film Producer, Director and Writer. He started his career as an editor in 2011 and started writing and directing films in 2017. He has won many awards till date and popularly known for his films Dum Dum Dumroo and Bedhab. He started his own film distribution company Filmeraa recently in 2019.