Edvinas Puksta is a Programmer, Film hunter, Member of the European Film Academy, Festival traveller and freelance reporter from Lithuania. After 15 years of programming, coordinating, and scheduling for Vilnius IFF he now watches films, scouts and advises for BLACK NIGHTS Film Festival in Tallinn since summer of 2018. Edvinas regularly attends
international film festivals in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America since 2001. He visited 18 film festivals and saw 925 feature films in 2018. Edvinas is an expert in Selection Committee of the European Film Awards. He also previously judged short and feature films as a Jury member in many festivals such as Cannes and Busan.