NPM one-to-one 2017

You can request meetings with the international market professionals and Nordic film institute representatives below. The list will be updated continuously.

To request a meeting, send an email to Margaux Gillet before Friday 8 September 2017.

Please specify your arrival/departure and the order of wishes, if there is more than one Market Professional you’d like to book a meeting with. In order to match you accordingly, make sure to include details on the project/topic you’d like to have a meeting about. If the available time for a Decision Maker is not suitable, let us know and we will try to accommodate you as best as possible.

Market Professionals 2017

Stine Wangler
Sales and Acquisitions Sunday

Time available: Sunday 24 September from 13.00 to 15.00, Monday 25 September from 13:00 to 18:00

KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg
The KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg (KFA) is an association which has devoted itself to promoting and improving the public awareness of short films. It operates a theatrical distribution service for short film, negotiates worldwide licensing rights, maintains a short film database linked to an extensive video archive, sets up training and education courses and organizes film-related projects with national and international co-partners. Every year the Agency also hosts and runs the Hamburg International Short Film Festival.

Ben Thompson
Short Film Programmer

Time available: Friday 22 September from 15.00 to 16.00, Saturday 23 September from 12.00 to 13.00, Sunday 24 September from 12.00 to 13.00, Monday 25 September from 11:00 to 12:00

Tribeca Film Festival
The mission of the festival is “to enable the international film community and the general public to experience the power of film by redefining the film festival experience.” The Tribeca Film Festival was founded to celebrate New York City as a major filmmaking center and to contribute to the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan.

The festival now draws an estimated three million people each year.

Sydney Neter
Managing Director

Time available: Saturday 23 September, Sunday 24 September,  Monday 25 September (morning only)

SND Films
SND Films is an international sales agent founded by Sydney Neter in 1994, selling award winning short films, tv-movies and wonderful documentaires.

Melanie Iredale
Deputy Director

Time available: Monday 25 September

Sheffield Doc/Fest
Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary.We’re a hub for all documentary and factual content across all platforms, from feature length to shorts, and including interactive and virtual reality projects.

Enrico Vannucci
Short Film Advisor

Time available: Saturday 23 September from 11:00 to 14:00, Sunday 24 September from 14:00 to 18:00

Venice International Film Festival
The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organises retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.

Cord Dueppe
Sales / Programmer

Time available: Saturday 23 September from 11.00 to 12.00, Sunday 24 September from 12.00 to 13.00

Interfilm Berlin Management GmbH
Since 1999, interfilm Berlin has been dedicated to the worldwide release and distribution of short film. Through its combination with the International Short Film Festival, interfilm Berlin Short Film Distribution has excellent access to current worldwide short film production.

Inga Diev
General Manager

Time available: Monday 25 September from 10.00 to 13.00, Tuesday 26 September from 12:00 to 18:00

Ouat Media
Created in 2006, Ouat Media [pronounced “what”] is an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, based in Toronto, Canada.  Ouat Media’s mandate is to be the premier multiplatform content aggregator and provider of short film content for broadcast, internet, mobile devices, and all other newly-developed media.

Radka Weiserová

Time available: Saturday 23 September from 16.00 to 18.00

Prague Short Film Festival
The festival is organized by Film Servis Karlovy Vary, organizer of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
The best and most inspiring short films from all over the world head towards the Czech capital again, where they will be presented at the 13th Prague Short Films Festival.

Natacha Seweryn

Time available: Sunday 24 September from 12:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 18:00, Monday 25 September from 09:00 to 10:00

Premiers Plans – Festival d’Angers
Since 1989, the Premiers Plans Film Festival takes place each year in the city of Angers, France. Through the years, the Festival has become a major meeting of European cinematographic creation, as numerous directors such as Fatih Akin, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Joachim Lafosse, Matteo Garrone, Arnaud Desplechin, Xavier Beauvois, Nick Park, Cristi Puiu, Paolo Sorrentino and Thomas Vinterberg were originally discovered in Angers with the screening of their first films. Each year, the Official Selection presents 80 european first films divided in five competitive sections.

Julie Kárová
Festival Programmer

Time available: Saturday 23 September from 15.00 to 18.00 – Monday 25 September from 11.00 to 14.00 – Tuesday 26 September from 09.00 to 11.00

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
Julie Kárová has been part of the program department of One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Czech Republic) since 2015. She is a member of the final program selection committee and organizer of One World Brussels, the Brussels edition of the festival, which concentrates on advocacy through documentary films and debates.

Robin Smith
President / CEO

Time available: Saturday 23 September from 11.00 to 15.00 – Sunday 24 September from 13.00 to 18.00

KinoSmith is an independent Canadian film distribution and marketing company committed to bringing the best of Canadian and international critically-acclaimed films and film content to audiences across the country. KinoSmith Inc. provides full distribution for independent projects made for theatrical, education, home video, broadcast and new media exhibition in Canada.

Miguel Dias

Time available: Sunday 24 September from 11.00 to 14.00

Cortas de Vila do conde IFF
Directors and producers from all over the world gather to show and to discuss their work. Fiction, animation, documentary and experimental films, in video (Beta SP) and film (16 and 35 mm), maximum 60′ are accepted.

Olivier Tournaud
Sales Manager

Time available: Sunday 24 September from 09.00 to 10.00 and from 16.00 to 18.00

Cinephil is an international sales and advisory firm which has a strong reputation for securing international distribution deals and financing for documentaries from all over the world on behalf of film producers and directors. With a history of selling unique and award-winning films, Cinephil also acts as a strategic advisor and co-producer.

Diego Mas Trelles
Programmer / Director

Time available: Sunday 24 September from 09.00 to 18.00 – Monday 25 September from 09.00 to 13.00

DOCUMENTAMADRID is an annual meeting point for creators, professionals and audiences to whom their work is presented. The festival is organised by the Madrid City Council and dedicated to multiple expressions of documentary film and the search for itineraries of the reality that are open to the genre’s new languages and expressions.

Flora Roever
Sales Manager

Time available: Sunday 24 September from 14.00 to 16.00 and Monday 25 Septembre from 16.00 to 18.00

DOK.fest Munich
DOK.fest Munich has developed into one of Europe’s largest documentary film festivals. Every year in May the festival presents the most interesting and relevant international documentaries on a big screen. DOK.fest accompanies the filmographies of outstanding filmmakers, supports directors from so-called „low produc­tion countries“, works on a widespread impact of artistic documentary films and initiates sustainable relationships between established filmmakers and newcomers.

Nordic Film Institute Representatives

Anne Marie Kürstein
Festival Manager, Documentary films
Danish Film Institute

Marja Pallasaalo
Documentary Film Promotion
Finnish Film Foundation

Otto Suuronen
Short Film Promotion
Finnish Film Foundation

Christof Wehmeier
Festival Manager
Icelandic Film Centre

Toril Simonsen
Head of International Relations/Documentary films
Norwegian Film Institute

Arna Marie Bersaas
Senior Advisor, Short Films
Norwegian Film Institute

Sara Rüster
Festival Manager
Swedish Film Institute

Jing Haase
Festival Manager
Swedish Film Institute

Josefina Mothander
Festival Manager
Swedish Film Institute

Market Programme

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