The Jury members, María Campaña Ramia, Artur Liebhart e Vetton Nurkollari, stated:

The programmers did not give us an easy task. Each film from the selection carries a strong cinematic vision, goes in line with the innovative spirit of Play-Doc and represents the best value in the current documentary scene.

In the short film competition we have chosen a precisely crafted and emotionally driven film. The director took us into a five minutes life journey, light in its mood yet deep in its meaning. The award for Best Short Documentary goes to Jay Rosenblatt for The D Train.

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At Play-Doc we have discovered and very much appreciated a film which has taken us back to the essence of cinema. Although its cinematographic concept is very present since the beginning, the director was brave and sensitive enough to allow reality to intervene, making this film a small multi-layered masterpiece. The award for Best Feature Documentary goes to You Are All Captains, by Oliver Laxe, a film that gave us back hope in cinema as a tool for dialogue between human beings. Its humanistic message will remain with us for a long time.

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The jury would like to give a Special Mention to The Arbor for challenging our notions of filmmaking.
Journalist, film critic, producer and documentary filmmaker. María studied Audiovisual Communication in Quito, Film Theory in Montpellier and has a MFA degree in Documentary Filmmaking from the University of Strasbourg. María's professional experience divides between Ecuador, France Israel and the UK. She is the Artistic Director of the International Documentary Festival ‘Encuentros del Otro Cine’ (EDOC) which takes place in several Ecuadorian cities since 2002. María writes about film and travel for magazines and journals and her blog archibaldodelacruz.blogspot.com.
 
Veton studied Economics and English Language and Literature at University of Prishtina, Kosovo. In 2002 he co-founded Dokufest Prizren, the largest and most important film festival in Kosovo, where he is currently Artistic Director and head of the programme. Veton is also curator of DokuPhoto, annual showcase of documentary photography that runs alongside film festival. He is also a member of the selection committee of Cinema Eye Honors, an organization that recognizes and honors exemplary craft in nonfiction filmmaking. Veton has already participated as jury member at several film festivals and is also writing occasionally about music and film in Kosovo’s daily ‘Express’ and weekly ‘Java’.
 
Graduated at Political Science and Social Psychology at Warsaw University. Since 2004 festival director of Planet Doc Film Festival in Warsaw and CEO of distribution company Against Gravity dedicated to documentary films.