Sci-Fi / Horror Judges


Doug Jones

In Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Doug played the surfer himself, in Pan's Labarinth and Hellboy, and Hellboy II he was heavily made-up, proving to be Hollywood's go-to guy for projecting character beyond the boundaries of makeup. But at Burbank International Film Festival you'll see the real doug, and he's one of our finalist judges!


Natasha Alam

Natasha's roles include Yvetta in True Blood, and Natash in the film The Women as well as roles in Entourage, Nip/Tuck, NPD Blue, and CSI. While you won't see as much of her as you did in her Playboy spread, she will be at the BIFF read carpet, and she's is a finalist judge of Horror/Sci-Fi.


Daniel Roebuck

Veteran of TVs Lost and a familiar face to fans of the hit series Matlock, Roebuck played legal assistant Clifford Lewis for three seasons, and has logged roles in such telefilms as Caught in the Crossfire, Runaway Father, the small screen remake of The Dirty Dozen and The Killing Mind on Lifetime. He also shared a small piece of television history with a role in the episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation which resurrected Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock and introduced the new TV series.


Gary Graham

Gary Graham is one of only three actors (besides the regulars) to appear in all four seasons of Star Trek: Enterprise. In Alien Nation: Dark Horizon and Alien Nation: The Enemy Within he starred as Det. Matthew Sikes. He's played more than 30 TV roles, and has also been in more than 30 movies. Some of his films include All the Right Moves, The Last Warrior, Robot Jox, Hollywood Knights and Hardcore.


John Billingsley

John Billingsley, Dr. Phlox on Star Trek: Enterprise, graduated from Bennington College where he studied theatre. He moved to Los Angeles and was cast in NYPD Blue and guest-starred on The Practice, Profiler, The X-Files. In l999, Stephen Spielberg cast him in The Others. John's guest starring work includes The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Star Gate, and Angel. His most recent credits include NCIS, Ghost Whisperer, CSI: NY, 24, and Alan Ball's True Blood as Coroner Mike.


Bonita Friedericy

Bonita is familiar to Trek fans as Rooney from Star Trek: Enterprise and can currently can be seen in the television series Chuck as NSA Director Diane Beckman. She has also appeared on Veronica Mars, Bones, The Nine, The West Wing, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and in the film Christmas with the Kranks.


RJ Mitte

RJ Mitte plays Walt Jr. on AMC's hit series Breaking Bad, now off to a supercharged season two. He also plays the lead role inHouse of Last Things, a fantasy/Thriller now in post-production. We at Burbank International Film festival are thrilled to have him aboard as one of our finalist judges in Sci-Fi and Horror.


Larissa Gomes

Larissa played Emily in Saw 3D: The Final Chapter and Saw VI, and played a reporter in Resident Evil. Her many TV credits include CSI: Miami, and In Justice. Larissa is a proud addition to our Sci-Fi and Horror judging panel.