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No less than 1089 artists have participated in Qwartz 6. The professional and official juries listened blindly to the submissions of each artist. Since the beginning of the Qwartz awards, over fifty professional have offered their expertise as members of the juries.
The Official Jury is composed of four artistic personalities who listen to the 10th pre-nominations of the Professional Jury:
Alejandro Jodorowsky, President of the Jury – Director, La Montagne Sacré, El Topo, comic-illustrator with Moebius, co-founder of the performance group Panique
Christophe – French composer, Interpreter of the hits Aline, Les Mots Bleus
Bernard Parmegiani – Electroacoustic composer and member of GRM (Groupe de Recherche Musicales]
Patrice Renson – French composer, Poly-instrumentalist and arranger
The Professional Jury is composed of 7 to 10 experts from the music scene. They listened to the 4077 tracks (441 albums) submitted in Qwartz 6 over 2 months. For the first time this year, the jury is international
Jocelyne Auzende - Commissioner for In Famous (France):
Alain Brohard - In charge of arts initiatives and accompaniment at the Cave aux Poètes (France)
Marek Choloniewski - Composer, Director of the Audio Art Festival and of the Studio of the Krakow Academy of Music (Poland)
Jean-Marc Clogenson - Journalist, Octopus (France)
Hubert Michel - Composer, host of the show Radio Phonogène (France)
Damien Moreno - Journalist, Trax Magazine (France)
Kevin Ringeval - Director of the Patchwork Festival and artistic consultant for the Réseau Printemps [Printemps de Bourges network](France)
Remco Schuurbiers - Co-director of the Club Transmediale Festival , commissioner , photographer, and video director (Germany)The Official Jury is composed of four artistic personalities who listen to the 10 pre-nominations of the Professional Jury.