Marta Balaga



French Competition Jury

Marta Bałaga is a film journalist based between Finland and Poland. She has published in Variety, Cineuropa and Polish newspaper Dwutygodnik. She regularly contributes to the Finnish monthly magazine Episodi. Bałaga has collaborated with various festivals, including Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy and its industry sidebar Finnish Film Affair or Les Arcs Film Festival. She is a member of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI and the European Film Academy, where she has joined the committee in charge of the nominations for the European Discovery 2019, 2020 and 2021, also known as Prix FIPRESCI. She has served on many juries, including Venice International Film Critics’ Week at the Venice Film Festival.