Jury DOK.fest Award SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit 2022
The DOK.fest Prize of the SOS Children's Villages Worldwide is donated by B.O.A Videofilmkunst and is endowed with 3,000 euros.
Sophie von Uslar
Producer and Director, Hager Moss Film
Sophie von Uslar has been working as a producer for various production companies since 2001 and has been involved in over 50 productions for cinema, TV, and streamers during this time. For a decade she worked closely with Gabriela Sperl for Wiedemann & Berg Television. During this time, she was responsible for "Die Spiegel-Affäre" and the TV multi-part "Tannbach - Schicksal eines Dorfes", among others. In 2018, Sophie von Uslar went to Constantin, where she was responsible for the 8-part high-end series "Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof", among others. Her productions travelled to festivals and received numerous national and international awards. Since September 2021, she has been part of the Hager Moss Film team as producer and managing director, succeeding Kirsten Hager.
Udo Bremer was born in Essen in 1962. From 1984 to 1990, he studied Romance, Scandinavian and German philology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main, where he earned his Magister Artium in 1990. In March 1991, he joined the feature film editorial department of ZDF. From March 1993 onwards, he worked there as an editor in the film editorial department 3sat/zdfkultur. Since 2018, he has been responsible for the supervision of documentary film productions in the staff department Documentary Film ZDF/3sat in the main editorial department International Fiction.
Jutta Krug is documentary film editor at WDR. From 1992 to 2000 she was with ARTE in Strasbourg. She was part of the station's founding team and had reported from all over Europe before moving to Cologne in early 2000. She is committed to documentary film as a genre in juries, workshops or at film schools. Films from her editorial team are regularly shown at all the important festivals in Germany and abroad and have won many awards. Examples of recent years are THE CLEANERS, DYING FOR DIVORCE, MY CHILDHOOD, MY COUNTRY - 20 YEARS IN AFGHANISTAN and ONE CHILD NATION.
General Manager RTL Charity / Board of Directors RTL Foundation / TV journalist
After studying law, Wolfram M. Kons completed his journalistic traineeship at Radio Gong in Munich. He is presenter and director of the RTL Spendenmarathon, board member of the foundation "RTL - Wir helfen Kindern e.V." and overall director of charity at RTL. For more than 28 years he has been the main presenter of RTL's morning magazine "Guten Morgen Deutschland". Since 2012 he has been creator, presenter and producer of the art show "Inside Art" on n-tv. He has received numerous awards for his charitable and journalistic work.
Prof. Michaela Braun
Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Board and the Personnel Committee of SOS Children's Villages worldwide
Michaela Braun is a lawyer and founding partner of BRAUN Rechtsanwälte München. She is a certified business mediator, process communication coach and gives lectures on communication and negotiation techniques. At the University of Applied Sciences of the Bavarian Economy she is a lecturer for business law, negotiation techniques and multidimensional leadership. She is also a lecturer for private business law at the University of Applied Sciences Munich. Since 2009 she has been deputy chairperson of the supervisory board of SOS Children's Villages worldwide.
Prof. Dr. jur. Heribert Prantl
Former member of the Editorship, now Columnist and Author of SZ
Heribert Prantl, born in 1953, is one of the best-known journalists and commentators in Germany. He was a judge and public prosecutor before joining the Süddeutsche Zeitung as a political editor and editorial writer in 1988. He headed the domestic politics department there for 25 years, then built up the opinion editorial department. For ten years he was a member of the editorial board. Since March 2019, he has been a permanent columnist and author for the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Prantl is an honorary professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Bielefeld and an honorary doctor of theology at the University of Erlangen. He has been awarded the Geschwister-Scholl-Preis, the Kurt-Tucholsky-Preis, the Erich-Fromm-Preis and the Brüder-Grimm-Preis, among others.
Head of TV/Video SOS Children’s Villages worldwide
Since 2011 Christine Kehrer is in charge of the motion picture communication at SOS Children’s Villages worldwide. Prior to this position, she worked as a director at Bayerisches Fernsehen for over ten years. Among other things, she was also a lecturer in directing. For her cinematic achievements, she was awarded the Caritas journalism prize in 2003. From 1992 to 2000 Christine Kehrer was a foreign reporter and editor for national and international broadcasters. The mother of two children studied at the universities of Munich, Regensburg, and Perugia.