Bert's journey in the movie industry goes way back to when he worked in a cinema, seeing great movies such as Stop Making Sense. From there he went on to work on a lot of different productions before founding his own company, Caviar. Starting o
Growing up in Dublin, one of Ed’s closest friends was Lenny Abrahamson, with whom he started making films early on. When Ed founded his company Element Pictures later on with Andrew Lowe, the two continued collaborating together. After making s
Alexa Karolinski ist the co-creator and writer of the great Netflix miniseries Unorthodox.
The series focusses on 19 year old Esty, who slips away from her Orthodox community in Williamsburg. As Esty arrives in Berlin,
Naima started her way in the film industry in sales before following her passion for producing. She joined Emilie Georges at Memento and her breakthrough project was nothing else than Call me by your name. A project that had been long time in d
After watching the series Edge of Darkness when he was 13, Chris knew he wanted to work in TV. He started out at the BBC and worked his way up to becoming Head of Drama, working on shows such as MI5. He then joined Two Brothers Pictures, where
Founded in 2004, Umedia has become one of the most important financing and producing partners for international productions in Belgium, making use of the tax shelter system. Their level of implication varies between helping with financing such
After 10 years of producing solid arthouse movies, Jonas and Max found themselves in a so called producers midlife crisis: They were established producers, but knew that their outreach in terms of audience was limited. Through some coincidences
Dennis started out as a film critic, writing for newspapers such as The New York Times and Artforum, before turning to programming. Since 2013 he’s the director of programming at Film Society of Lincoln Center and on the selection committee of
Jennifer discovered the work of a sales agent during an internship at Europa Corp and immediately loved it. After handling sales for A+E Networks and Protagonist she landed her ultimate dream job at Lionsgate. What always drew her to Lionsgate
Since a young age, the Curzon logo always got Cate excited and made her discover arthouse cinema. After her first experiences at the BBC and agency Casarotto Ramsay & Associates, she got the chance to work for her dream label in acquisitions. S
When Elisha took over MK2 with his brother Nathanael, they quickly adapted to a changing society by proposing not only an eclectic programming but also new cinema experiences. Elisha organized the popular festival Cinema Paradiso, a hybrid even
Priscilla started out in development at Working Title after going from door to door with her CV. She then became script editor and gained set experience on commercials as a producer. Last year she landed her to date biggest success with the ser
Olivier started out as a film critic, then programmed the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes before becoming artistic director of the Locarno Film Festival. Now he’s been at Arte since 2012 as a Head of Cinema. Arte had a lot of their co-produced f
Since 2004, Carly and Matt have produced over 30 films together, which have premiered at Festivals such as Toronto, Berlin, Sundance and Venice. They’ve also been awarded the Amazon Producers Award at Sundance this Year. Their newest film Share
Before being appointed Co-Director of the Berlinale together with Carlo Chatrian, Mariette held different positions in the movie industry: she worked for a distribution company, as a producer and most recently she promoted German movies all ove
After having worked for Celluloid Dreams, Wild Bunch and Les Films du Losange, Berenice Vincent got together with Agathe Valentin and Laure Parleani to found Totem Films. Besides her work as a Sales Agent, Berenice is very active in fighting fo
Starting out in the industry at a very young age, Thomas quickly had the idea of creating a multidisciplinary company, not wanting to make a difference between the production of Clips, Publicity and Films. While that sounded revolutionary at th
An established actress since a long time, Julie felt at one point that she wanted to be more involved in the production side of things. With her company Rouge she discovered Julia Ducournau and produced her acclaimed movie Raw. She also produce
Sol started out wanting to become a director, but discovered his interest and passion for producing at film school. Since the beginnings of One Two Films, their mission has been to find projects with a high artistic value and international appe
Her dad being a gaffer on music videos and commercials, Alexis grew up stacking apple boxes and wrapping chords on set. While this definitely wasn’t something she wanted to do, she knew that she wanted to be involved in getting movies made. And
During the Berlinale, I brought American Producer David Kaplan (It follows) and German Producer Janine Jackowski (Toni Erdmann) together. In between screenings meetings, and after some late nights out we found a moment to sit down in Janines o
Originally Elizabeth Karlsen wanted to become a genetic engineer to engage in the world but she ended up doing that in producing movies. With her partner Stephen Woolley she’s set up Number 9 Films in 2002 and the’ve become one of the most impo
Starting out in the industry, Becca fell quickly in love with reading scripts and developing them. She started out at Red Crown Productions, then went to Jake Gyllenhaal’s Nine Stories as an Executive and has now been Head of Development at Sta
Even though Georgia started out in Paris, working in Sales for Wide and Playtime, she always had one foot in New York. When she got the opportunity to come work there for Cohen Media, she didn’t hesitate. Listen to her talk about the market for
Dan started out at indie distributor Think Film before joining Oscilloscope, founded by the late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch. After Daniel Fenkel (now at A24) and other partner David Laub left, Dan became president of the indie distributor.
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