Professor Markus Nornes served remotely on the The 4th West Lake International Documentary Film Festival Jury Committee. The festival was held in in Hanzhou, China; however, films were streamed, and the jury was conducted on Zoom.

West Lake International Documentary Festival (IDF) is a high quality platform for the arts and the humanities that promotes documentaries through screenings, competitions, pitchings, forums and workshops. The festival is held at the China Academy of Art, by the side of the West Lake in Hangzhou every year during the "golden" autumn season.