Prior to this year, there was no space specifically dedicated to circus films. Circus filmmakers struggled to be recognized for their work, because they did not have their own category. The first ever Circus International Film Festival has created an arena for circus and film professionals to come together, share their art, and receive credit.
This festival was made possible by 17 volunteers, including the 12 jury members: Eve Gordon (NZ), Patti Chambers (USA), Stacy Gubar (Youth Representative, USA), Jasmine Straga (AUS), Francine Price (USA), Blake Lavia (ITA), Christo Tsiaras (USA), Veronica Blair (USA), Genis Matabosch (ESP), Nerissa Williams (USA), Pavel Kotov (CAN), and Gypsy Snider (CAN/USA). Volunteer staff members, Jonathan Meehan of Cirque du Soleil‘s The Beatles LOVE, Emily ...
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