Viktor Hlon

Jury of the FILMBOOST

Viktor Hlon is a film scholar, translator, and editor. He was born in 1986 in Kyiv. He studied journalism at the Institute of Journalism of the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv (2004–2009). In 2007–2012, he worked as a professional editor, copy editor, and author for a number of publications, particularly the KINO-KOLO magazine. Between 2010 and 2014, he was the press secretary and editor of the website of the National Union of Filmmakers of Ukraine. Since 2012, he has been regularly working with various Ukrainian film festivals as an editor and translator (Docudays UA, Odesa IFF), as well as a member of selection committees (Molodist IFF, 86 Festival of Film and Urbanism, KharkovMeetDocs IFF. In 2016–2018, he worked on the weekly show Argument-Kino on the 1+1 TV channel as a co-author and writer. Since 2017, he has worked as a selector and programme coordinator of the Molodist International Film Festival in Kyiv and the Independence Festival of American Cinema.