Open Call for Student Jury at the 19th Verzió

19th Verzió invites you to be a student jury member and award this year’s best film in the International Competition.


The 19th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival takes place between November 8-20, 2022, in Budapest, at Satellite locations and online.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 26, 2022


To become a jury member you should:

  • have an active university student status    
  • be available in Budapest between November 8-12, 2022
  • view the films in the International Competition program during the festival
  • be available for discussions with your fellow jury members
  • consensually select the best human rights documentary film
  • collectively write a short statement explaining your decision and present it at the award ceremony


We offer:

  • the possibility to develop your critical and argumentative skills
  • a chance to meet your peers in a creative and challenging environment
  • insight into the workings of a film festival
  • a free pass to all festival screenings and events


To apply please send us:

  • A short biography (CV) and motivation letter (in English)
  • A short review of the best human rights documentary you saw in the last 3 years (in Hungarian or English, no longer than 2 pages)
  • Your contact email and telephone number


Applications should be submitted via email to (subject: student jury). Jury members will be selected on a competitive basis.


Cover photo: Zoltán Adrián