Programme / Speakers 2019

Speakers

Sally Wainwright
Sally Wainwright
Screenwriter, director, producer
Royaume-uni
 
Sally Wainwright
Sally Wainwright
Screenwriter, director, producer / Royaume-uni
Sally Wainwright is an English television writer, producer and director from Yorkshire.
 
She started her writing career with a stage play called HANGING ON at Edinburgh Festival. She then started writing for the Radio 4 series THE ARCHERS, followed by five years writing for CORONATION STREET. She created her first original drama series AT HOME WITH THE BRAITHWAITES in 2000 which ran for 4 series. This was followed by a 3-parter SPARKHOUSE, a six part series THE AMAZING MRS PRITCHARD, and a further 6-parter called JANE HALL.
 
In 2009 she won the RTS Writer of the Year Award for a three part drama called UNFORGIVEN starring Suranne Jones.   Sally is known for her creation of the drama series SCOTT & BAILEY followed by LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX (which won BAFTA Best Drama Series 2013) and HAPPY VALLEY (BAFTA Best Drama Series/Broadcast Awards/Crime Thriller Awards/TV Choice Awards/ WGGB Awards/Edinburgh TV Awards 2015, and  BAFTA Best Drama Series /RTS Judges Award 2017). Sally has won numerous awards for her writing, including the Best Drama Writer Award by BAFTA in 2013 for LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, 2015 and 2017 for HAPPY VALLEY.  She also received the Best Drama Writer Award at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards in 2015, and the RTS Best Drama Writer Award in 2017, again for HAPPY VALLEY.
 
In 2016 Sally wrote and directed a 2-hour drama for BBC1 called TO WALK INVISIBLE: THE BRONTE SISTERS.  Most recently, she has written, executive produced and directed a new 8-part drama for the BBC called GENTLEMAN JACK, about the extraordinary Yorkshire landowner diarist and traveller Anne Lister who kept diaries of her daily life including her lesbian relationships, airing during Spring 2019.
Niccolo  Ammaniti
Niccolo Ammaniti
Author and director
Italy
 
Niccolo  Ammaniti
Niccolo Ammaniti
Author and director / Italy
Discussion : Il Miracolo 
 
Niccolò Ammaniti was born and lives in Rome. He made his debut in fiction in 1995 with the novel "Branchie" ("Gills"). He is the author of award-winning novels and short stories, which are translated in 44 countries. Following his work as author and director of the feature-length doc "The Good Life" (2014), Ammaniti has recently made his TV debut with "The Miracle", a SKY original series for which he was showrunner, co-writer and co-director.
Isobel  Waller-Bridge
Isobel Waller-Bridge
Composer
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Isobel  Waller-Bridge
Isobel Waller-Bridge
Composer / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Isobel Waller-Bridge is an award-winning composer at the forefront of a new wave of emerging artists in film, television and theatre. Recent scores for the screen include Black Mirror (Netflix), Vanity Fair (Mammoth Screen/ITV), The Split (Sister Pictures/BBC1), Vita and Virginia starring Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki, and Fleabag (BBC/Amazon). For her work in theatre, Isobel has written original music for productions in the West End to New York, in addition to the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal National Theatre, The Old Vic, Royal Exchange Theatre, The Young Vic and many more.

Veerle Baetens
Veerle Baetens
Screenwriter, Actress
Belgium
 
Veerle Baetens
Veerle Baetens
Screenwriter, Actress / Belgium

What's Next: Ghosts of The Past

Dov Alfon
Dov Alfon
Author
France
 
Dov Alfon
Dov Alfon
Author / France

One Vision & A Long Night In Paris 

 

Author, curator and journalist. Dov is the Paris correspondent (and former editor in chief) of Haaretz Newspaper, Israel. His independent projects have been called "fantastically creative" by The Guardian, "revolutionary" by The Paris Review, "très sexy" by Liberation and "incredibly inspiring" by Le Monde, among others. His first novel, "Unit 8200 (A Long Night in Paris"), appeared to great critical acclaim in U.K., Israel, France, Germany and Italy, and will be published later this year in 8 more territories. A TV series is currently under development by Keshet (Israel) and Elephant (France). 

Walter Iuzzolino
Walter Iuzzolino
Co-founder and curator
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Walter Iuzzolino
Walter Iuzzolino
Co-founder and curator / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

One Vision: Poverty is power

 

Walter is a former commissioning editor at Channel 4 before leaving to become Creative Director at Betty. In 2014 Walter left Betty to pursue his dream of launching a foreign language drama channel. Walter Presents launched January 2016 in the UK as a FREE video-on-demand service and is a joint venture between Channel 4 and Global Series Network, co-founded by Jason Thorp and Jo McGrath. Dedicated to showcasing award-winning foreign language drama, the service is named after Walter. Now Walter Presents have platforms with PBS and Comcast Xfinity X1 in the US, Foxtel in Australia, Discovery in Italy, with further roll-outs planned. 

Simon Cornwell
Simon Cornwell
Co-CEO
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Simon Cornwell
Simon Cornwell
Co-CEO / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Simon co-founded The Ink Factory with his brother Stephen. Simon was an executive producer of John le Carré adaptation The Night Manager, as well as The Ink Factory’s recent production of The Little Drummer Girl, directed by Park Chan-wook and starring Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon. Simon also produced Drew Pearce’s debut film Hotel Artemis, starring Jodie Foster, Sterling K Brown, Dave Bautista and Jeff Goldblum, as well as Stephen Merchant’s feature directorial debut Fighting with My Family, starring Florence Pugh, Nick Frost and Dwayne Johnson.
 
His previous credits include Anton Corbijn’s 2014 adaption of A Most Wanted Man, as well as Our Kind of Traitor, directed by Susanna White and starring Ewan McGregor, Damian Lewis, Stellan Skarsgård and Naomie Harris; and Netflix Original, Message from the King, directed by Fabrice du Welz and starring Chadwick Boseman, Luke Evans, Teresa Palmer and Alfred Molina.
 
Simon came to The Ink Factory from top European venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners, where he was a senior partner. Prior to that he was founder and CEO of a pioneering company in the field of interactive television. His early career included stints at Granada in the UK, at the Boston Consulting Group in the US, and running refugee relief programmes for the UN in Thailand.
Jonathan Gottschall
Jonathan Gottschall
Writer, researcher
United States of America
 
Jonathan Gottschall
Jonathan Gottschall
Writer, researcher / United States of America
One Vision: “The Storytelling Animal: How stories make us human”
 
Praised by Steven Pinker as a “brilliant young scholar” and “one of my favorite writers,” Jonathan Gottschall is a Distinguished Fellow in the English Department at Washington & Jefferson College. While Gottschall earned his PhD in English, his main dissertation advisor was the prominent evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson, and Gottschall has been a pioneer in applying scientific methods to humanities questions.  His research at the intersection of science and art has been covered by The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, O: The Oprah Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Science, and Nature. Jonathan has also made appearances on shows including Radiolab, All Things Considered, The Joe Rogan Experience, and Neal deGrasse Tyson’s Startalk.
Jonathan is the author or editor of seven books, including a memoir of training at a cage fighting gym, The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch (Penguin Press, 2015), and The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012), which was a New York TimesEditor’s Choice and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.  His writing has appeared in such outlets as The Daily Beast, The Boston Globe, New Scientist, CNN, BBC, Salon, The Guardian, and the Harvard Business Review.
Sylvie Coquart-Morel
Sylvie Coquart-Morel
Head of drama
Belgium
 
Sylvie Coquart-Morel
Sylvie Coquart-Morel
Head of drama / Belgium

Broadcasters' Conclave

Elly Vervloet
Elly Vervloet
International drama executive
Belge
 
Elly Vervloet
Elly Vervloet
International drama executive / Belge
Screening and Case study: Floodland & Broadcasters' Conclave
 
As international drama executive of VRT, it is Elly's responsibility to find international financing, to set up international co-productions and to look for international cooperation in general. She tries to build a strong international network and share her expertise within the company. The aim is to make high quality drama with international appeal, create a sustainable drama strategy and reinforce the local ecosystem. From 2008 untill 2014, she was commissiong editor drama for the first channel. Elly commissioned, amongst others, Professor T and Beau Sejour; series that traveled the world. 
Michele Zatta
Michele Zatta
Producer
Italy
 
Michele Zatta
Michele Zatta
Producer / Italy
Anne Holmès
Anne Holmès
Head of drama
France
 
Anne Holmès
Anne Holmès
Head of drama / France

Focus on France Télévisions 

In The Pipeline: Romance, Une Belle Histoire

Jed Mercurio
Jed Mercurio
Showrunner
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Jed Mercurio
Jed Mercurio
Showrunner / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Member of European Sponsorship Committee

Masterclass: Sally Wainwright

 

Jed Mercurio is a British TV showrunner. He is the creator, writer and producer of Line of Duty and Bodies, both of which have won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Series. He has been nominated 4 times for a BAFTA Award, 4 times for the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Writer and 3 times for a Writers' Guild Award. His other credits include Strike Back, Critical and Cardiac Arrest.
 

Philipp Steffens
Philipp Steffens
Head of fiction
Germany
 
Philipp Steffens
Philipp Steffens
Head of fiction / Germany

Broadcasters' Conclave

Tone C.  Rønning
Tone C. Rønning
Executive Producer, Commissioning Editor
Norway
 
Tone C.  Rønning
Tone C. Rønning
Executive Producer, Commissioning Editor / Norway

Member of European Sponsorship Committee

 

Executive Producer and Commissioning Editor on NRK- series such as Nobel, Valkyrien, The Heavy Water War and Lilyhammer, and international co-pros like The Bridge. Has been directing, producing and writing shows in many genres, developing and teaching at filmschools. Executive Producer for the EBU and the Nordvision and running workshops on storytelling worldwide.
 

Christian Rank
Christian Rank
Head of drama
Denmark
 
Christian Rank
Christian Rank
Head of drama / Denmark

DR Focus (A Family Matter, When The Dust Settles, Deliver Us) & Broadcasters' Conclave

 

As Head of Drama at DR Christian Rank oversees the development and production of the public service broadcaster’s primetime drama, as well as scripted content aimed at children and youth audiences. 

Marike Muselaers
Marike Muselaers
Co-CEO
Belgium
 
Marike Muselaers
Marike Muselaers
Co-CEO / Belgium

Spotlight on Trailers by Série Series

 

Marike Muselaers has been working in film and TV for almost 15 years. She gained her spurs at Fortissimo Films and RTL Netherlands before joining the Lumiere team. As Head of Sales, she transformed a successful DVD distributor into an all rights powerhouse. After more than 10 years in sales, acquisitions and co-productions at Lumiere, Marike Muselaers has recently been appointed co-CEO of the Lumiere Group, in her words “a full ecosystem in which production, distribution, a digital platform, 3 cinemas and an animation studio are all working closely together to bring the best stories to the Benelux audience and the rest of the world”. Next to co-leading the Lumiere Group and finding and developing new compelling stories and characters, Marike is determined to create new innovative business models in this fast-paced, challenging, but never boring industry.
 

Gallonde Sydney
Gallonde Sydney
CEO, executive producer
France
 
Gallonde Sydney
Gallonde Sydney
CEO, executive producer / France
Masterclass: Simon Cornwell
 
Sydney Gallonde is CEO and Executive producer at Make It Happen Studio.
Sydney began his career by working on branded content programmes with agencies such as TBWA, Carat, Omnicom Fuse, and Havas. A key player in the audiovisual market since 2006, he has worked in various fields and within diverse partnerships, including Elephant & Cie, Canal +, Andetcetera, 39 Productions, and JLA for broadcasters like TF1, M6, Canal +, and France 3. In 2014, he took on the huge challenge of adapting Harlan Coben’s international best-seller "No Second Chance" for TF1, generating the best audience ratings for the channel in over 10 years. It also won the coveted ‘Best Serie’ Award at the 2015 TV Festival in La Rochelle and the Magnolia Award for ‘Best Foreign TV Miniseries’ at the Shanghai Television Festival. In 2017, the show - sold by TF1 Studio -, was nominated for the TVFI Awards. No Second Chance was one of the most exported French drama series and also it was sold to Netflix worldwide. The series’ international success has paved the way to Sydney working on other productions and international co-productions. Sydney launched then Make It Happen Studio, a Paris based independent production company with the backing of heavy weight financial partner Alliance Entreprendre, a Private Equity subsidiary of Natixis group. He produced a second thriller adapted from the best-selling novel by Harlan Coben, “Just One Look” for TF1 and Paula Daly’s “Just what kind of mother are you?” for M6. Make It Happen Studio works today with global broadcasters, partners and talents to produce an eclectic raft of premium drama for the French, European and international marketplaces. The company collaborate with many best-seller talents such as; Paula Daly, Guillaume Musso, Alex Scarrow, Riad Sattouf, Tim Willocks and Harlan Coben.
Nathalie Biancolli
Nathalie Biancolli
Director of acquisitions and international fiction
 
Nathalie Biancolli
Nathalie Biancolli
Director of acquisitions and international fiction /

Focus on France Télévisions & Broadcaster’s Conclave

 

Nathalie Biancolli is a graduate of Paul Valéry University (Montpellier) - LEA / LAE. She has 30 years of experience in the media - sales and program acquisitions. She began her career at CLT (RTL Groupe-Pandora), part of France and part of Luxembourg. She was in charge of sales management. She has notably developed the structure SND (Société Nouvelle de Distribution) - production, acquisition of feature films. She joined the TF1 Group in 2000 and more specifically AB Groupe, as Acquisitions Director to develop the catalog and supply the different channels. She participated in the development of channels and the launch of TNT (NT1 and TMC). She joined TF1 in 2010 and took the lead in the Group's acquisitions (acquisitions of linear and non-linear rights). In April 2017 she joined the France Télévisions Group. Since May 2018, Nathalie Biancolli has been director of acquisitions and international fiction at France Télévisions (acquisitions and co-productions). In 2018, she launches the Alliance (ZDF / RAI) for international co-productions.

Javier Garcia
Javier Garcia
Executive Producer
Spain
 
Javier Garcia
Javier Garcia
Executive Producer / Spain
In the Pipeline: Malaka
 
Graduate in Information Sciences, (Image and Sound), by the Complutense University of Madrid in 1984.
He started working in TVE (Spanish Public Broadcaster) in 1985.
Since 2015 he is an Executive Producer of the TVE Fiction Department. Some of the series he has exeutive produced are: MALAKA, ESTOY VIVO (I´M ALIVE), PROMESAS DE ARENA (SAND PROMISES), HOSPITAL VALLE NORTE (VALLE NORTE HORPITAL), TRAICIÓN (TREASON), EL CASO (THE CASE), LA SONATA DEL SILENCIO (SONATA OF SILENCE), SEIS HERMANAS (SIX SISTERS), SERVIR Y PROTEGER (TO SERVE AND PROTECT) or VÍCTOR ROS.
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Producer, Director, Writer, Actress
Iceland
 
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Producer, Director, Writer, Actress / Iceland

Screening: Happily Never After

 

Nanna Kristín is an Icelandic writer-director, producer and one of Iceland’s most well known actresses (Heartstone, Paris of the North, XL). She is the founder and owner of CUBS Productions. Nanna Kristín graduated from the Vancouver FilmSchool in scriptwriting for film and television. In 2014 her debut short Playing with Balls premiered at TIFF. Cubs her second short film as a writer/director won Best Short Film at RIFF, the Icelandic Edda, Flickerfest, ÉCU and many more. Nanna Kristín has been nominated for The 2018 Nordisk Film and TV Fund Prize for outstanding writing for Stella Blómkvist.

Stefan Baron
Stefan Baron
Executive Producer
Sweden
 
Stefan Baron
Stefan Baron
Executive Producer / Sweden

Member of European Sponsorship Committee

What's Next: Snow Angels

 

Stefan held numerous leading positions at Swedish pubcaster SVT and was notably involved in The Bridge, The Millenium Trilogy, Real Humans, Death of a Pilgrim… Between 2014 and 2018, Stefan was Executive producer Nice Drama where he worked on titles as Midnight Sun, Thicker Than Water and Hassel. He recently joined Yellow Bird.

Katharina Schenk
Katharina Schenk
Head of series production
Austria
 
Katharina Schenk
Katharina Schenk
Head of series production / Austria

Broadcasters' Conclave

Maria  Kyriacou
Maria Kyriacou
President of International
Royaume-uni
 
Maria  Kyriacou
Maria Kyriacou
President of International / Royaume-uni
One Vision: Creation and international development 
 
Maria Kyriacou is President of International at ITV Studios. Maria oversees ITV Studios’ production companies across Europe and Australia, its growing US scripted business as well as ITV Studios international distribution arm ITV Studios Global Entertainment.  
One of the world’s foremost international production and distribution businesses, ITV Studios has offices in USA, Germany, France, Australia and The Nordics. ITVS GE is a leading international TV distribution and consumer products business distributing over 40,000 hours of prestigious content to 3,000 broadcasters around the world.
Maria joined ITV from The Walt Disney Company where she was Senior Vice President, Digital Media Distribution EMEA with responsibility for the company’s digital media sales and strategy across both channel and programme distribution.
Mylène Verdurmen
Mylène Verdurmen
Drama editor in chief
Netherlands
 
Mylène Verdurmen
Mylène Verdurmen
Drama editor in chief / Netherlands

Screening and case study: Floodland & Broadcasters' Conclave

Harald Hamrell
Harald Hamrell
Director
Sweden
 
Harald Hamrell
Harald Hamrell
Director / Sweden

Member of European Sponsorship Committee


Throughout the years, Harald Hamrell has established himself as one of the most successful and well-known directors of mini-series and feature films in Sweden. He has been conceptual director to many of the most popular films and television series (The Restaurant, Real Humans, BECK...). As a teenager, Harald was already interested in making short films and when very young, acted in films and for television.

Bénédicte Lesage
Bénédicte Lesage
Head of Shine Films
France
 
Bénédicte Lesage
Bénédicte Lesage
Head of Shine Films / France

Co-president of Série Series’ editorial committee

 

After producing clips, documentaries, drama and being editorial manager for M6 and youth at France 2, Bénédicte Lesage has co-managed Mascaret Films from 1999 to 2016 and produced feature films such as La journée de la jupe and drama series such as Guyane for CANAL+. In 2017, she becomes head of Shine Films Label (EndemolShine France). In parallel to the production of Guyane / Ouro season 2, she develops 52-minute, 26-minute and 5-minute drama series for the French and international market, including the African market. She has been awarded many times and she was President of the SPI (2012-2013), President of ARECOA and President of the Commission for the Selective Support Account at the CNC (2009-2010). In 2018, she has participated to the setting-up of Série Series Ouagadougou.
 

Anne Landois
Anne Landois
Screenwriter and Showrunner
France
 
Anne Landois
Anne Landois
Screenwriter and Showrunner / France

Masterclass: Niccolo Ammaniti

Member of Série Series’ editorial committee


Anne Landois began her career as a screenwriter in 1994. Her interest in the judiciary world and thrillers is very present in her work, even though she also co-authored sentimental comedies for Belgian television. Her taste for judicial realism and field investigations came to the fore through the writing of various projects: Rendez-moi justice (France 3) and Spiral (CANAL+), for which she wrote the seasons 3 and 4, before becoming showrunner of the seasons 5 and 6. The 5th season received the Emmy Award for Best International Drama Series in 2015. Aired in Autumn 2017, the season 6 marks the end of 10 a year-old adventure. Since January 2018, Anne Landois develops new projects of series within her own production company Sortilèges, created with the producer Vassili Clert. 

Hervé Hadmar
Hervé Hadmar
Screenwriter, director
France
 
Hervé Hadmar
Hervé Hadmar
Screenwriter, director / France

Co-president of Série Series’ editorial committee

In the Pipeline: Romance

 

Hervé Hadmar started his career as a graphic designer. He then worked for more than ten years in the advertising industry before starting to write and direct, first, feature films (Comme Un Poisson Hors De L'Eau), and then series: Les Oubliées (France Télévisions), Pigalle La Nuit, (CANAL+), Au-delà des Murs (Arte) and Les Témoins 1 and 2 (France 2). He is now preparing is first feature film Silence of the Moon.
 

Philippe Triboit
Philippe Triboit
Director
France
 
Philippe Triboit
Philippe Triboit
Director / France

Member of Série Series’ editorial committee

 

Philippe Triboit began his career as an assistant director and a screenwriter for both cinema and television. Today he alternates between creating TV series (Avocats et Associés, Engrenages / Spiral, La Commune, The Line…) and directing and writing for one-off, many of them award-winning. He now works in partnership with Frédéric Krivine at Terego, and he is also the co-producer of The Line along with Tetra Media. He has recently directed several episodes of Ouro for CANAL+.
 

David Kodsi
David Kodsi
Producer
France
 
David Kodsi
David Kodsi
Producer / France

Member of Série Series’ editorial committee

 

After 10 years as assistant director, David Kodsi founds K’ien Productions with Patrick Poiré, which produces feature films (Michael Kohlhaas, Sexes très opposés), series or collections (Strictement Platoniques, Marjorie) and prestigious drama (La Loi, Elles… Les Filles du Plessis). David has been, for 25 years, at the heart of media production and even won the award for best French TV producer in 2004. 

Lars Lundström
Lars Lundström
Author and Producer
Sweden
 
Lars Lundström
Lars Lundström
Author and Producer / Sweden

Member of European Sponsorship Committee

 

Lars started his career as an actor and screenwriter and then went on to found Matador Film. Lars is one of Sweden's most well-known screenwriters and has written several popular TV series and films, such as Real Humans, Wallander, Brotherhood (Tusenbröder), Pistvakt, Labyrint and Cops (Poliser).
 

Nicolas Jorelle
Nicolas Jorelle
Composer
France
 
Nicolas Jorelle
Nicolas Jorelle
Composer / France

Member of Série Series’ editorial committee

 

Nicolas Jorelle has worked for television on series such as Le Silence de l’Épervier, Les Cordier, Femmes de Loi, Vertiges, Agathe Koltes… and on fifty or so one-off drama. He has also worked on feature films (Fanfan, Oui, 8…) and on plays (L’Adieu à la scène, Anquetil tout seul…). Nicolas Jorelle’s compositions have received awards at the Festival de Luchon, at the Festival de la fiction TV in La Rochelle and at the RITV in Reims.
 

Jean-François Boyer
Jean-François Boyer
Producer
France
 
Jean-François Boyer
Jean-François Boyer
Producer / France

Member of Série Series’ editorial committee

 

Jean-François Boyer studied history before taking over Tetra Media Studio, within which he produced series (The Line for France 3, Spin for France 2, Beautiful Loser for OCS, Vernon Subutex for CANAL+...) documentaries and magazines. Since 2017, the British group ITV is the majority shareholder in the company.

Emmanuel Dauce
Emmanuel Dauce
Producer
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Emmanuel Dauce
Emmanuel Dauce
Producer / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

In the Pipeline: Une belle histoire

 

Graduated from ESSEC and « La FÉMIS », Emmanuel Daucé is a French TV series producer, leader of the company Tetra Media Fiction since 2005. In 2007, he has produced « La Commune » a 8x52’ show for CANAL+, written by Abdel Raouf Dafri. He has also produced with Charline de Lépine (Macondo) “Spin” (“Les Hommes de l’Ombre”), a 18x52’ political series (3 seasons). In 2008, he has created, with Frédéric Krivine and Philippe Triboit, « Un Village Français ». The 72x52’ show is exported in more than 40 countries under the name « The Line ». Since septembre 2013, Emmanuel Daucé is one of the leader of the department « TV Series Creation » at the prestigious school « La FÉMIS ».
 

Arnaud Malherbe
Arnaud Malherbe
Creator, screenwriter and director
France
 
Arnaud Malherbe
Arnaud Malherbe
Creator, screenwriter and director / France

In the Pipeline: Moloch 

Xavier Matthieu
Xavier Matthieu
Producer
France
 
Xavier Matthieu
Xavier Matthieu
Producer / France

In the Pipeline: Moloch

Régis Jaulin
Régis Jaulin
Co-creator, head writer
France
 
Régis Jaulin
Régis Jaulin
Co-creator, head writer / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Jean-Michel Super Caribou

Dominic Schreiber
Dominic Schreiber
Consultant
France
 
Dominic Schreiber
Dominic Schreiber
Consultant / France


Dominic Schreiber is the Global Drama Executive at leading independent drama producer and distributor, Reel One Entertainment.
Headquartered in Montreal with offices in London, Los Angeles and Vancouver, Reel One Entertainment develops, finances, produces and distributes commercial scripted programming for a worldwide audience.
Dominic was previously Executive Producer, Scripted, for Motion Content Group, where he served as EP on the Sky 1 drama The Last Dragonslayer, a co-production between Blueprint Pictures and GroupM Entertainment.
Prior to that, Dominic was International Development Manager at Channel 4, where he was responsible for developing the channel’s drama co-production strategy and helped to structure its first international co-production with Kudos Film and Television, for the hit supernatural drama series Humans.

During his time at Channel 4, Dominic built up a development slate of ambitious drama projects, including a major new adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities, from leading British screenwriter Alan Bleasdale; Rainmark Film’s period crime thriller The Frankenstein Chronicles; and Australian supernatural series The Kettering Incident.
He was also instrumental in the acquisition of the Bafta-nominated series Les Revenants.
 

Claudia Saginario
Claudia Saginario
Producer
Denmark
 
Claudia Saginario
Claudia Saginario
Producer / Denmark
DR Focus (A Family Matter, When The Dust Settles, Deliver Us)
In the Pipeline : A Family Matter
 
Claudia Saginario is a Copenhagen based producer working at National Danish Broadcaster DR Drama. Claudia is currently producing the primetime show A Family Matter, created by Maja Jul Larsen, premiering Fall 2020, and as of now distributed in all the Nordic countries.
Claudia graduated from The National Danish Film School in 2015. 
From 2015-2018 she handled talent development at Good Company Films, developing lowbudget feature films and innovative tv formats. From 2016-2018 she produced the short format series Yes No Maybe in two seasons. 
Magali Le Huche
Magali Le Huche
Author and illustrator
France
 
Magali Le Huche
Magali Le Huche
Author and illustrator / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Jean-Michel Super Caribou

Pauline Pinson
Pauline Pinson
Director, screenwriter
France
 
Pauline Pinson
Pauline Pinson
Director, screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Jean-Michel Super Caribou

Mathieu Auvray
Mathieu Auvray
Director, screenwriter
France
 
Mathieu Auvray
Mathieu Auvray
Director, screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Jean-Michel Super Caribou

Nicolas Deveaux
Nicolas Deveaux
Author, director
France
 
Nicolas Deveaux
Nicolas Deveaux
Author, director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Ahtleticus

Eric Capo
Eric Capo
Production manager
France
 
Eric Capo
Eric Capo
Production manager / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Athleticus

Dominique Jubin
Dominique Jubin
Managing director, producer
France
 
Dominique Jubin
Dominique Jubin
Managing director, producer / France
Serial Remakes: Mouche
 
Dominique graduated from French leading movie school LA FEMIS with a major in screenwriting. For ten years, she worked as Director of French Drama and Co-Productions at the Canal+ Création Originale (Original programming) Department, where she played a pivotal role in the development of their series.
 
In 2016, Dominique was appointed Executive Creative VP of Studiocanal TV Series. In this position, she has worked closely with Studiocanal’s European production companies to bolster its international scripted slate by developing programs of the highest quality standards.
 
Dominique was appointed in 2018 managing director of Studiocanal’s newly-launched TV production unit in France STUDIOCANAL ORIGINAL.
Célia Sayaphoum
Célia Sayaphoum
Sound editor, sound designer
France
 
Célia Sayaphoum
Célia Sayaphoum
Sound editor, sound designer / France
Guy Bisson
Guy Bisson
Executive Director
Royaume-uni
 
Guy Bisson
Guy Bisson
Executive Director / Royaume-uni

Guy Bisson has more than 25 years’ experience as a leading entertainment market analyst with a specialisation in the global television business. He is a regular speaker and moderator at many of the World’s leading entertainment business conferences, a frequent media commentator and author of numerous reports and research articles on the business and strategy of the television industry with a particular recent focus on content trends. Guy is a co-founder of Ampere Analysis, a London-based research company with a focus on television and content.

Marianne Bennetzen
Marianne Bennetzen
Deputy head of Drama
Denmark
 
Marianne Bennetzen
Marianne Bennetzen
Deputy head of Drama / Denmark

DR Focus (A Family Matter, When The Dust Settles, Deliver Us)

 

Educated as Master of Arts, worked as administrative leader in Theatres in Denmark latest as administrative Director of The Royal Danish Ballet at The Royal Theatre. 

Léa Cunat
Léa Cunat
Analyst
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Léa Cunat
Léa Cunat
Analyst / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Discussion : Ampere daily opening presentation

 

Léa is an Analyst at London-based research firm Ampere Analysis. In her role she has a particular focus on film and TV content strategies. Prior to Ampere she worked for mk2 in France in international film sales focused on the EMEA region. Léa also worked with film production company Rectangle Productions and private equity firm Cofinova in Paris. She holds a BS in Political Science and a MS in Business Administration from Sciences Po, and a Postgraduate MS in Media Management from ESCP Europe Business school.

Jeanne Herry
Jeanne Herry
Director, Screenwriter
France
 
Jeanne Herry
Jeanne Herry
Director, Screenwriter / France

Serial Remakes: Mouche

 

Jeanne Herry is a French actress, director, screenwriter and writer. She was educated at the Ecole Internationale de Théâtre, before joining the Conservatoire de Paris. She then acted in several feature films and TV series, as well as in theatres, while writing her first novel, "80 étés". She directed her first feature film in 2014, "Elle l'adore", and her second in 2017, "Pupille". She also directed an episode from "Dix pour cent", and now focuses on her adaptation of "Fleabag" called "Mouche", for Canal +, premiering in 2019.

Liselott Forsman
Liselott Forsman
Executive producer international projects
Finland
 
Liselott Forsman
Liselott Forsman
Executive producer international projects / Finland

Broadcasters' Conclave

 

Today Liselott Forsman is the Executive Producer of International Drama Projects within the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle. She networks actively internationally as the President of the EBU Fiction Expert Group, the program director of the international series event Helsinki Script, a co-producer within the Northvision Drama group and a member of the International Emmy Academy. She has lectured on or moderated drama series sessions on all continents. On the feature film side she is planning and moderating discussions for the international Midnight Sun Film festival. Liselott has written for TV and radio as well as for theater and opera stages. She works in Swedish, Finnish and English and has a background as the Head of Fiction within the Swedish part of Yle. She has a MA from The University of Helsinki that combines Theatre Science with Film and TV studies.

   

Idse Grotenhuis
Idse Grotenhuis
Producer
Netherlands
 
Idse Grotenhuis
Idse Grotenhuis
Producer / Netherlands

In the Pipeline: Turbulent Skies

 

Idse Grotenhuis started his career in 1993 as a director/producer. As showrunner he produced drama series in several genres, from GRIJPSTRA & DE GIER (police drama), GOEDE TIJDEN, SLECHTE TIJDEN (soap-opera) and DE ERFENIS (family drama). As from 2010 Idse started as creative producer for high-end drama series, like THE PREY (banking crisis drama) and ACCORDING TO ROBERT (black comedy), to join Topkapi in 2017 as producer of television drama series, with several high-end series in production and development (eg. ELIXIR, CHILDHOOD DREAMS, THE LIFE, TURBULENT SKIES). 

Gema Neira
Gema Neira
Development Director
Spain
 
Gema Neira
Gema Neira
Development Director / Spain

Screening: 45 Revoluciones 

 

Gema has been the Development director of Bambú Producciones since its foundation. She is responsible of successful shows of the company such as Grand Hotel, Velvet, Cable Girls and Fariña. 

Jacob  Schulsinger
Jacob Schulsinger
Executive Producer
Denmark
 
Jacob  Schulsinger
Jacob Schulsinger
Executive Producer / Denmark

DR Focus (A Family Matter, When The Dust Settles, Deliver Us)

What's next: Snow Angels

 

Jacob Schulsinger graduated as a film editor from The Danish Film School and has worked as an editor alongside renowned international directors including Ruben Östlund, Lars Von Trier, and Steve McQueen. Before stepping into his current role as Executive Producer for DR DRAMA in April, he collaborated with Andrea Arnold on the forthcoming second season of the HBO series Big Little Lies. In addition to being a skilled editor, Jacob also has an in-depth understanding of the creative process from development to completion.

Thomas  Van der Ree
Thomas Van der Ree
Writer
Netherlands
 
Thomas  Van der Ree
Thomas Van der Ree
Writer / Netherlands

In the Pipeline: Turbulent Skies 

 

Thomas van der Ree is known for short films STAND-BY ME (Dutch Oscar entry 2013) and 97% (Dutch Oscar entry 2014). Besides his short films he worked as a writer for series as FORCE, BUREAU RAAMPOORT, MOORDVROUW and JUDAS. He also wrote RIPHAGEN and THE RESISTANCE BANKER (Best Film at Netherlands Film Festival). He co-established writer’s room Winchester McFly. They work according to the American showrunner model, where the writers break stories together in a room. All scripts are eventually funneled through the main writer. For TURBULENT SKIES Thomas van der Ree is the main writer. 

Dennis Kleyn
Dennis Kleyn
VFX creative director
Netherlands
 
Dennis Kleyn
Dennis Kleyn
VFX creative director / Netherlands

In the Pipeline: Turbulent Skies

 

Dennis Kleyn is a VFX creative director in the Dutch film and television industry and CEO of Amsterdam/Antwerp-based visual effects company 'Planet X’. He is also the co-founder and chairman of the NVX, the Dutch society of visual effects professionals.
 

 

As one of the largest studios in The Netherlands, Planet X focuses solely on the creative process of designing and executing visual effects for high end (feature) films and television series. Planet X (Technologies) is also the creator of virtual production platform ‘DeepSpace’ that uses VR to thoroughly previsualize VFX heavy productions.
Peter Bouckaert
Peter Bouckaert
Managing & creative director
Belgium
 
Peter Bouckaert
Peter Bouckaert
Managing & creative director / Belgium
Screening : Floodland
 
Peter Bouckaert joined Eyeworks, Belgium’s leading film & TV drama production company, in 2001. He developed, financed, produced and coproduced over 50 feature films (Don’t Shoot, Ben X, Bullhead, Time Of My Life, The Verdict, Marina, The K. File, The Treatment, Behind the Clouds, Control, …) and quality TV drama series (Old Belgium, Double Life, The Divine Monster, Missing Persons Unit, De Ridder, Homegrown, Cordon, The Bunker, Please Love Me, The Infiltrator, Floodland, The Twelve, …). 
Mette Heeno
Mette Heeno
CEO, Writer
Denmark
 
Mette Heeno
Mette Heeno
CEO, Writer / Denmark

What's Next: Snow Angels

 

Mette Heeno graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2001 and has since worked as a scriptwriter and creator for both television and cinema. She has written 11 feature films and a ton of television, ranging from drama to comedy. In '12 she founded the production company Happy Ending Film with producer Mie Andreasen. Their first feature film ”All Inclusive” became a huge blockbuster and gained outstanding critique. In '16 their TV-series “Splitting Up Together” premiered at the Berlinale Special Series with amazing reviews. Mette is currently developing "Snow Angels” for SVT & DR.

Mie Andreasen
Mie Andreasen
CEO, Producer
Denmark
 
Mie Andreasen
Mie Andreasen
CEO, Producer / Denmark
What's Next: Snow Angels
 
Mie Andreasen graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2001 and has since then produced several films and TV-series including the feature film “Adam’s Apples”, the TV-series ”Park Road”. 
 
In 2012 she founded the production company Happy Ending Film with scriptwriter Mette Heeno. Their first feature film “All Inclusive” premiered in 2014. Next Mie produced their TV-series “Splitting Up Together” and most recently she produced the feature film “Happy Ending”, which premiered in 2018. 
 
Mie is currently executive producing the TV-series “Snow Angels” for SVT and DR. 
Georgie  Mathew
Georgie Mathew
Producer
Suède
 
Georgie  Mathew
Georgie Mathew
Producer / Suède

What's Next: Snow Angels

 

Georgie Mathew graduated from The National Film School of Sweden and in 2016 he joined Yellow Bird. At Yellow Bird he produced the 8-part fantasy-series "Hidden: Förstfödd" for Viaplay. He is currently in production with the 6-part drama-series "Bäckström" for TV4/C MORE premiering in 2020. He is currently producing the TV-series “Snow Angels” for SVT and DR.

Chantal Van der Horst
Chantal Van der Horst
Managing director, producer
Netherlands
 
Chantal Van der Horst
Chantal Van der Horst
Managing director, producer / Netherlands

Screening: Floodland

 

Chantal van der Horst is managing director and producer at Column Film. She has developed and produced high-end content for the Dutch as well as the international market. With feature films such as Torpedo, Gangsta and Retrospekt, which world-premiered at TIFF, and series as Floodland, I Know Who You Are, Flight HS13 and upcoming The Heir, Chantal continually seeks to push for higher quality and captivating content.  

Rik  D'Hiet
Rik D'Hiet
Writer, creator
Belgium
 
Rik  D'Hiet
Rik D'Hiet
Writer, creator / Belgium
Screening : Floodland
 
Rik D'hiet (1965) wrote and created a number of succesful television series, broadcasted on Belgian and Dutch television. With film director Stijn Coninx he co-wrote "Marina",  based on the childhood memories of Belgo-Italian singer Rocco Granata, and "Don’t Shoot", about the victims of The Brabant Killers, who shocked Belgium in the eighties with a series of violent, yet unresolved murders. 
 
At present Rik is developing "The Heir and Son", a 10 eps. epic Dutch tv-series. "Floodland", co-created with Dutch director Erik De Bruyn, will be broadcast on Belgian and Dutch television this fall. 
Abigail  Mallia
Abigail Mallia
Director, Producer
Malta
 
Abigail  Mallia
Abigail Mallia
Director, Producer / Malta
In the Pipeline: Holy Mary!
 
Abigail Mallia's directorial debut came in 2006 with the TV series Gizelle, that won instant acclaim with audiences and ran for 4 seasons. In 2008, Abigail Mallia formed her own production house, Take2 Entertainment, dedicated to the production of high quality series and film. Mallia went on to direct the crime drama Evangelisti (2008-2010), and the sitcom Deceduti (2010-2013). Both these series were instant successes. Limestone Cowboy is Mallia's debut feature film, screening in local cinemas right now. Abigail Mallia has also recently directed the six part dramedy 'Holy Mary!'. 
Jon  Mallia
Jon Mallia
Producer
Malta
 
Jon  Mallia
Jon Mallia
Producer / Malta

In the Pipeline: Holy Mary!

 

Jon Mallia began his creative career in Malta’s music scene, particularly rap & hip-hop. A talented lyricist, he pursued his craft in writing further, forking out into screenwriting and theatre play scripting. He wrote his first feature film 'Limestone Cowboy' in 2014, and he is now engaged in producing and writing several projects for international TV and cinema.

Carlos DeBattista
Carlos DeBattista
Writer, producer
Malta
 
Carlos DeBattista
Carlos DeBattista
Writer, producer / Malta

In the Pipeline: Holy Mary!

 

Carlos DeBattista started his career writing poetry. He was in fact awarded International Biennale prize. He started working in television as a producer / scriptwriter back in 2006 with his debut TV Series Gizelle. Following that first success he joined Abigail Mallia and together they formed TAKE2 Entertainment. Carlos then went on to script the very successful the crime drama Evangelisti and the sitcom Deceduti. In 2014, he produced and co-wrote his first full length feature with Jon Mallia, Limestone Cowboy. In 2018, Carlos produced and wrote the mini-series Holy Mary! 

Jasmine  Sendar
Jasmine Sendar
Actress
Netherlands
 
Jasmine  Sendar
Jasmine Sendar
Actress / Netherlands
Screening: Floodland
 
Jasmine Sendar (Willemstad, Curacao) is an actress, model, presenter, businesswoman and mother. She is best known for her lead roles in the television series Goudkust and 'Onderweg Naar Morgen'. 
This year Jasmine will be starring as the lead role Tara Dessel in the new Flemmish/Dutch thrillerserie 'Grenslanders' (Floodland) which will be aired on the Dutch and Belgium television. Currently she is filming a new Dutch series called ‘Dit Zijn WIJ’.
Jessica Lord
Jessica Lord
Actress
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Jessica Lord
Jessica Lord
Actress / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Screening and discussion with the actors : Find me in Paris

Jessica Jane Lord is a Canadian-British actress who is the lead of the international series Find Me in Paris, also known as Léna, rêve d'étoile. Jessica was born in Rochdale, Manchester, England where she started ballroom dancing at the tender age of 4. But it wasn't until the family moved outside of Toronto, Canada that she began training in all styles including Ballet and Hip Hop. With no representation, Jessica decided to attend a talent convention in 2015 where she impressed numerous scouts and agents. She then signed with her Los Angeles based manager, Ray Miller, at Archetype. Shortly after, she joined the roster of Toronto's talent agency Edna Talent Management. Jessica was cast as a series regular on Family Channel's international hit television series The Next Step. When Find Me in Paris started a worldwide search for their lead, Jessica stood out as not only being a strong actress but able to dance both Ballet and Hip Hop. Ultimately, she was selected, beating out actors from around the world. The series premiers on various top international outlets including Disney Channel for France and Italy, HULU and NBC Universal Kids for the USA, ZDF for Germany, and ABC Australia.

Eubha Akilade
Eubha Akilade
Actress
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Eubha Akilade
Eubha Akilade
Actress / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Screening and discussion with the actors: Find me in Paris

Eubha Akilade is an actress, known for Clique (2017), Eve (2015) and Find Me in Paris (2018).

Castle Rock
Castle Rock
Actor
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Castle Rock
Castle Rock
Actor / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Screening and discussion with the actors: Find me in Paris

Castle Rock is an actor, known for Find Me in Paris (2018), Descendants 2 (2017) and Descendants (2015).

Ghislaine Pujol
Ghislaine Pujol
Screenwriter
France
 
Ghislaine Pujol
Ghislaine Pujol
Screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Marblegen

Franz Kirchner
Franz Kirchner
Director
France
 
Franz Kirchner
Franz Kirchner
Director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Mighty Mike

After working as assistant director to Chloe Miller on season 1 of Angelo Rules, and directing half of season 2, Franz Kirchner went on to direct a great number of episodes of Ubisoft’s Raving Rabbids 3 seasons - where he gained his signature knack for non-dialogue slapstick animation. Franz started working at TeamTO fresh out of La Poudrière, the top animation director’s school in France.

Jean-Luc François
Jean-Luc François
Director
France
 
Jean-Luc François
Jean-Luc François
Director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Arthur et les enfants de la table ronde

Sylvain Bousquet
Sylvain Bousquet
Screenwriter
France
 
Sylvain Bousquet
Sylvain Bousquet
Screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Mighty Mike

Anne-Lise Koehler
Anne-Lise Koehler
Writer, director
France
 
Anne-Lise Koehler
Anne-Lise Koehler
Writer, director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Hello world!

Eric Serre
Eric Serre
Director
France
 
Eric Serre
Eric Serre
Director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Hello world!

Nicolas Le Nevé
Nicolas Le Nevé
Director, storyboard supervisor, screenwriter
France
 
Nicolas Le Nevé
Nicolas Le Nevé
Director, storyboard supervisor, screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Mighty Mike!

Emmanuel De Franceschi
Emmanuel De Franceschi
Executive producer
France
 
Emmanuel De Franceschi
Emmanuel De Franceschi
Executive producer / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Commander Clark

Marion  Festraëts
Marion Festraëts
Screenwriter
France
 
Marion  Festraëts
Marion Festraëts
Screenwriter / France

In The Pipeline: Moloch

 

Marion Festraëts was born in Paris, then grew up and studied in Nice, before coming back to Paris to join a journalism school, the IPJ, after a Communicaiton and Information Sciences Degree. She then integrates the Express magazine, for which she wrote, for 17 years, successively about society, religions, sciences, evironment and culture. Her reports brang her to Siberia, Spitzberg, Gabon, Chernobyl, Albania, Mexico, Marquesas Islands. She investigates on exorcist priests in today's France, sexual abuses in churches, Lourdes' miracles, american muslims after the 11/09/2001, war rapes of Kosovo or climatic changes' repercussions in the North pole. Her passion for writing gives her a longing for fiction, that she first appeases by writing comic books for Gallimard (she signs with the cartoonists Benjamin Bachelier, Dimitri Bogrov and Ulysee Wincoop, nominated at Angoulême's Festival in 2016). She then creates the serie Chefs with Arnaud Malherbe, for which she co-writes both seasons, broacasted on France 2 in 2015 and 2016. She now focuses on fiction : she co-writes Moloch with Arnaud Malherbe, a 6-part fantastic thriller (Calt Studio for Arte, in production) and develops two feature films with Joann Sfar, adapted from his comics, Aspirine and Fashion Week. She also works on other personal projects, such as an ecologist thriller and a fantastic-historic serie.

Jean-Daniel  Schneider
Jean-Daniel Schneider
Author
Switzerland
 
Jean-Daniel  Schneider
Jean-Daniel Schneider
Author / Switzerland

What's Next: Frankenstein 1918

 

A graduate of the Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Genève , Jean-Daniel Schneider is an author, director and editor. He has collaborated on numerous film and television series projects and his short films have been selected for several festivals around the world (Cannes, Locarno). Besides developing "Prima Materia Frankenstein VR", he also co-directed "The 5th horseman" a digital series RTS produced (also distributed as a single feature film). "The 5th Horseman" marks the beginning of his collaboration with Titan Films,  Kennocha Baud & Julien Dumont.

Sébastien Thibaudeau
Sébastien Thibaudeau
Writing director, author
France
 
Sébastien Thibaudeau
Sébastien Thibaudeau
Writing director, author / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Miraculous, tales of Ladybug and Cat noir

Dorte Hoegh
Dorte Hoegh
Scriptwritter
 
Dorte Hoegh
Dorte Hoegh
Scriptwritter /

Screening : When the Dust Settles

 

Dorte W. Høgh is a Danish Screenwriter graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 1999. Dorte W. Høgh has since then written both feature films and drama series. Amongst others, ‘The Inheritage’, for which she was awarded for best script in San Sebastian in 2003. Dorte W. Høgh was a co-writer on the cop-series ‘Anna Phil’, and latest she was the creator of the Danish series ‘Dicte’ season I-III. The series has been sold for remake in France. Dorte' new series 'When the Dust Settles', co-created with Ida Maria Rydén, will soon air on DR.

Göran Danasten
Göran Danasten
Executive producer
Suède
 
Göran Danasten
Göran Danasten
Executive producer / Suède

What's Next: Snow Angels

 

Danasten started out as First A.D. and Producer at SVT Drama and moved on to run the Drama acquisitions department at SVT for several years. After a short stint at HBO Nordic, he returned to SVT in 2015 in order to work as an Executive Producer. Recently he has overseen titles across different genres - among them the drama series The Restaurant (Vår tid är nu) as well as reality series and factual programming. 

Ida Ryden
Ida Ryden
Creator
Denmark
 
Ida Ryden
Ida Ryden
Creator / Denmark

Screening: When The Dust Settles

 

Ida Maria Rydén, born in 1970, graduated as scriptwriter from The National Film School of Denmark in 1999, and began her career writing for both television, film and the theatre. Her theatre credits include amongst other “Make Up” for The Royal Theatre, which won the Reumert prize in 2002. Ida has written several feature films and TV-series including “The Hotel”, “Far from Las Vegas” and “Nikolaj & Julie” before show running three seasons of the popular crime tv-series “Dicte” for Danish TV2.
Ida is currently writing the TV-series “When the Dust Settles” for DR.
Julien Dumont
Julien Dumont
Producer, director
Switzerland
 
Julien Dumont
Julien Dumont
Producer, director / Switzerland

What's Next: Frankenstein 1918

 

Producer and FX supervisor, Julien Dumont has been handling for over a decade the conception of traditional and digital special effects for international projects. With The Fifth Horseman, he created Titan Films, a production structure with which he develops genre projects and creation documentaires.

Kennocha Baud
Kennocha Baud
Producer
Switzerland
 
Kennocha Baud
Kennocha Baud
Producer / Switzerland

What's Next: Frankenstein 1918

 

Producer and FX supervisor, Kennocha Baud has been handling for over a decade the conception of traditional and digital special effects for international projects. With The Fifth Horseman, she created Titan Films, a production structure with which he develops genre projects and creation documentaires.

Maja Jul Larsen
Maja Jul Larsen
Screenwriter
Denmark
 
Maja Jul Larsen
Maja Jul Larsen
Screenwriter / Denmark

In The Pipeline: A Family Matter

 

Maja is an experienced TV writer who has written primetime shows for DR for a number of years, writing on series such as "Borgen", "Follow the Money" and "The Legacy". "A Family Matter" is her first series as a creator.

Noé Debré
Noé Debré
Author
France
 
Noé Debré
Noé Debré
Author / France

What's Next: Parlement

 

Noé Debré grew up in Strasbourg, Alsace, where he was lucky enough to do his schooling. His enptitude when it came to manual labour lead him to pursue screenwriting. Having moved to Paris, he met Thomas Bidegain, who taught him to write, drink whisky and convince filmmakers that their ideas are his own: the three guiding principles of being a screenwriter. Having collaborated with various film directors throughout the years, he decided, based on his interaction with them, that it can’t be that hard. He gives his first attempting at it in 2017.

Stinna  Lassen
Stinna Lassen
Producer
Denmark
 
Stinna  Lassen
Stinna Lassen
Producer / Denmark

Screening: When The Dust Settles

 

Stinna Lassen, born in 1984, graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011 and co-founded Good Company Films in 2014.

 

Stinna has produced Milad Alami’s award winning debut feature “The Charmer” as well as season 1 of European TV-series “The Team”, season 1 and 2 of the TV-series "Yes No Maybe" and the family fantasy film “Wildwitch”. Stinna is currently in production with the TV-series “When the Dust Settles” for DR.
Thomas Saignes
Thomas Saignes
Producer
France
 
Thomas Saignes
Thomas Saignes
Producer / France
What's Next: Parlement
 
Starting in 2003 at TF1 International in Acquisition and International Copro, he then joined TELEFILM CANADA in Montreal as an Analyst in Coproductions. Merging his expertise in Sales, Financing and Private Equity, early 2015 he became Managing Director and Head of Business-Affairs for the IRIS GROUP in Luxemburg. Since Oct 2017, he is a Producer at CINETEVE in Paris (Fabienne Servan-Schreiber), with a strong focus on international Drama projects. Thomas is a Sciences-Po Paris graduate and has a master in business Law and intellectual property of the Paris X university. 
Fabienne Servan-Schreiber
Fabienne Servan-Schreiber
CEO, producer
France
 
Fabienne Servan-Schreiber
Fabienne Servan-Schreiber
CEO, producer / France

In the Pipeline: Romance

 

Fabienne Servan Schreiber has founded CINETEVE in 1983, and has been the President ever since. Throughout the years, Cinétévé has produced around 1000 hours of tv programmes (fiction, documentary, animation, special operations, short programmes) and a decade of feature films. Cinétévé has built a high-end image on the French, but also international, markets. The company aslo invests in new media projects, with a dedicated team.

Clémentine Bobin
Clémentine Bobin
Commissioning editor for drama
 
Clémentine Bobin
Clémentine Bobin
Commissioning editor for drama /

In The Pipeline: Moloch

 

Clementine has been a commissioning editor for ARTE France's Drama department since 2017, developing miniseries and single dramas for the Franco-German broadcaster. She previously worked with French outfit Shine France Films (The Tunnel) and BBC Production (now BBC Studios) in London.  

Sened Dhab
Sened Dhab
Director of Digital Drama
France
 
Sened Dhab
Sened Dhab
Director of Digital Drama / France
Focus on France Télévisions 
In The Pipeline: Mental 
 
Sened Dhab is VP Digital Scripted at France Télévisions, France’s leading TV public service. He is in charge of finding, fostering and overseeing all drama content destined for France Télévisions’ digital channels : Slash and France.tv.
Sened Dhab has had a long carreer spanning all facets of the entertainment business. Formerly a writer and script-doctor for both the TV and movies industry. He also worked for numerous years as a marketing and creative strategy executive, creating daring and impactful campaigns for numerous movie distributors in France (Pathé, UGC, 20th Century Fox, Disney, Studiocanal, Gaumont, Paramount). Before he arrived at France Televisions, he took the helm of Social Media and Content at groundbreaking French entertainment agency Dare.Win, where he successfully launched the agency’s activity on the German Market, and  helped create and launch a large slate of award-winning and media-attention grabbing campaigns for among others, Netflix. 
Mélanie Duval
Mélanie Duval
Screenwriter
France
 
Mélanie Duval
Mélanie Duval
Screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Miraculous, Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir

Frédéric Lenoir
Frédéric Lenoir
Screenwriter
France
 
Frédéric Lenoir
Frédéric Lenoir
Screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Miraculous, Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir

Thomas Astruc
Thomas Astruc
Creator, director
France
 
Thomas Astruc
Thomas Astruc
Creator, director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Miraculous, Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir

Giorgio Welter
Giorgio Welter
Producer
 
Giorgio Welter
Giorgio Welter
Producer /

Screening and discussion with the team: Marblegen, Max & Maestro

Sylvain Dos Santos
Sylvain Dos Santos
Creator, screenwriter
France
 
Sylvain Dos Santos
Sylvain Dos Santos
Creator, screenwriter / France
Daniel Dubuis
Daniel Dubuis
Director
France
 
Daniel Dubuis
Daniel Dubuis
Director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Marblegen

Cécile Sady
Cécile Sady
Producer
France
 
Cécile Sady
Cécile Sady
Producer / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Marblegen

Joseph Jacquet
Joseph Jacquet
Programme advisor
France
 
Joseph Jacquet
Joseph Jacquet
Programme advisor / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Hello world!

Mathieu Auray
Mathieu Auray
Director
France
 
Mathieu Auray
Mathieu Auray
Director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Jean-Michel Super Caribou

Sandra Ouaiss
Sandra Ouaiss
Producer, MD
France
 
Sandra Ouaiss
Sandra Ouaiss
Producer, MD / France

What's Next: A Long Night In Paris

 

Sandra Ouaiss began in 1997 at Universal France handling various positions before accepting the role of Director of Programs and Acquisition. In 2002, she joined Canal+ as Director of Drama Acquisitions, handling TV acquisitions, bringing Desperate Housewives, Dexter, among others, to the French market. In 2009, she was appointed VP Content at Canal+ Overseas. In 2011, she created her content scouting agency before joining Newen as Director of International Co-Productions. In 2018, she created ELEPHANT INTERNATIONAL as part of ELEPHANT GROUP, producing for SVOD platforms and international projects. 

Sandra Parra
Sandra Parra
Creator, Actress
France
 
Sandra Parra
Sandra Parra
Creator, Actress / France

Screening and case study: Polichinels

Théo Laboulandine
Théo Laboulandine
Producer
France
 
Théo Laboulandine
Théo Laboulandine
Producer / France

Screening and case study: Polichinels

Adrien Pallatier
Adrien Pallatier
Editor
France
 
Adrien Pallatier
Adrien Pallatier
Editor / France

Screening and case study: Polichinels

Clémentine West
Clémentine West
France
 
Clémentine West
Clémentine West
/ France

Writing Workshop using Kids series L’arbre à Palimpseste

Elsa Davoine
Elsa Davoine
France
 
Elsa Davoine
Elsa Davoine
/ France

Writing Workshop using Kids series L’arbre à Palimpseste

Ingrid Agbo
Ingrid Agbo
France
 
Ingrid Agbo
Ingrid Agbo
/ France

Writing Workshop using Kids series L’arbre à Palimpseste

Sacha  Perrin Bayar
Sacha Perrin Bayar
France
 
Sacha  Perrin Bayar
Sacha Perrin Bayar
/ France

Writing Workshop using Kids series L’arbre à Palimpseste

Raphaël  Lourenço
Raphaël Lourenço
France
 
Raphaël  Lourenço
Raphaël Lourenço
/ France

Writing Workshop using Kids series L’arbre à Palimpseste

Agnès  Aziza
Agnès Aziza
Writing director
France
 
Agnès  Aziza
Agnès Aziza
Writing director / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Apollo's Tall Tales

David Pinillos
David Pinillos
Director
Spain
 
David Pinillos
David Pinillos
Director / Spain

Screening: 45 Revoluciones

 

David Pinillos has been the director of many series from Bambú Producciones. He has directed Velvet, Tiempos de Guerra, Las Chicas del Cable, Refugees or Gran Hotel

Pierre Zéni
Pierre Zéni
Journalist
 
Pierre Zéni
Pierre Zéni
Journalist /

Opening & Closing Ceremonies hosted by Pierre Zéni

Jean-Pierre Fayer
Jean-Pierre Fayer
Producer
France
 
Jean-Pierre Fayer
Jean-Pierre Fayer
Producer / France

In The PipelineRomance

 

Jean-Pierre Fayer commence sa carrière sur les productions de Christian Fechner en 1973. Pendant près de 15 ans, il enchaîne les postes en intermittence jusqu'en 1987 où il entre comme directeur de production chez Atlantique Productions, puis devient producteur exécutif  en 1992 à la SFP Cinéma. C'est en 1997 qu'il rejoint Cinétévé où il développera 80 films de télévision, 6 longs métrages, et 6 séries de prime time dont "Les témoins" vendue dans 105 pays. 

Bénédicte Charles
Bénédicte Charles
Screenwriter
France
 
Bénédicte Charles
Bénédicte Charles
Screenwriter / France

In The Pipeline: Mirage

 

After 20 years of successful career as a journalist, Benedicte Charles decided to embrace the world of scriptwriting. She has created and written the 6 episodes show “Mirage” (with Olivier Pouponneau and Franck Philippon). She is currently writing “J’ai menti”, a 6 episode thriller, which she created along with co-writer Olivier Pouponneau for the French public broadcaster France Televisions. She is also working on “Alpha”, a 6 episodes political series for swiss television (RTS and SRF). Her work in national newsrooms in France, where she focused on various news and also on other major social issues, is an inexhaustible source of inspiration.

Franck  Philippon
Franck Philippon
Screenwriter, executive producer
France
 
Franck  Philippon
Franck Philippon
Screenwriter, executive producer / France

In The Pipeline: Mirage

 

Scriptwriter since 1998, Franck Philippon works both for cinema and television. His credits include 3 movies and 7 series created, including No Limit (created with Luc Besson). 
Recently, he co-created and exec-produced Mirage, an international coproduction (France-Germany-Canada) in English, shot in Abu Dhabi and Morocco.
He’s currently writing his 8th series, Renaissances, for TF1 Intl.

 

He lives between Los Angeles, where he’s setting up a production company with French and US partners, Paris and the South West of France where he can enjoy his second passion:  surfing…
Olivier Pouponneau
Olivier Pouponneau
Screenwriter
France
 
Olivier Pouponneau
Olivier Pouponneau
Screenwriter / France

In The Pipeline: Mirage

 

A Science Po Paris graduate and urban history researcher, Olivier Pouponneau became a reader in the field of publishing (Presses de la Renaissance and Belfond) and then moved on to work in the audiovisual field (France 2, M6 Film and various production companies) before devoting himself to writing. 
Passionate about history he is the author of period films and mini-series made for television among which JEANNE POISSON, MARQUISE DE POMPADOUR, and L’ETÉ DES LIP.
 
Today, he is the creator of several original series, among them MIRAGE, a 6x52’ English series directed by Louis Choquette for international France TV and various European partners - selected at the Series Mania 2016 Festival’s co-production Forum.
 
He is also the co-creator of Studio Transmedia’s, The Rabbit Hole.

 

C. de Bourbon  Busset
C. de Bourbon Busset
Producer
France
 
C. de Bourbon  Busset
C. de Bourbon Busset
Producer / France

In The Pipeline: Mirage

 

After completing literary studies, Christine de Bourbon Busset worked as Head of Development for several years. She later founded the TV department of the independent film company Fidelité Films: LINCOLN TV
 
LINCOLN TV is an independent TV production company founded in 2007. Christine de Bourbon Busset and Marc Missonnier are the producers-owners of this structure primarily devoted to TV shows (Pigalle by night, Tony’s revenge, Crazy Cruise, Beyond the walls, Mental). 
Two major series are currently in production: Mirage (6x52’), a family drama with espionage overtones series co-produced by Cineflix and Wild Bunch Germany for France 2, ZDF, Bell Media and Super Channel is in shooting in Abu Dhabi and Morocco; and Cheyenne and Lola, one of OCS-Orange Studios’s first 52’ original creations, whose shooting is scheduled in August.

 

Marc Missionnier
Marc Missionnier
Producer
France
 
Marc Missionnier
Marc Missionnier
Producer / France

In The Pipeline: Mirage

 

After almost 20 years at the head of FIDÉLITÉ FILMS with Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier created MOANA FILMS, a new structure born from his desire for a new direction, breaking with lines and reflexes built by the force of habit and later LINCOLN TV with Christine de Bourbon Busset, a company devoted to producing fiction for television. Since his first feature as producer in 1998, Marc Missonnier has built a filmography mounting to the production of more than 40 short films and nearly 70 feature films, counting numerous co-productions with Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Japan or Canada. His aim always has been to develop and produce a variety of projects in terms of genre, budget or world 

Slimane Baptiste Berhoun
Slimane Baptiste Berhoun
Director
France
 
Slimane Baptiste Berhoun
Slimane Baptiste Berhoun
Director / France

In The Pipeline: Mental 

Victor Lockwood
Victor Lockwood
Screenwriter
France
 
Victor Lockwood
Victor Lockwood
Screenwriter / France

In The Pipeline: Mental 

Marine Maugrain Legagneur
Marine Maugrain Legagneur
Screenwriter
France
 
Marine Maugrain Legagneur
Marine Maugrain Legagneur
Screenwriter / France

In The Pipeline: Mental 

Augustin Bernard
Augustin Bernard
Producer
France
 
Augustin Bernard
Augustin Bernard
Producer / France

In The Pipeline: Mental 

 

Creator of Black Sheep Films in 2016. Previous experiences: Canal+, Mars Films et Elzévir Films

Lucas Ochoa
Lucas Ochoa
Executive Producer & Chef Creative Officer
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Lucas Ochoa
Lucas Ochoa
Executive Producer & Chef Creative Officer / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

In The Pipeline: Gangs of London

 

Lucas Ochoa is Chief Creative Officer of Scripted Film & TV at Pulse Films. In his role, Ochoa is the creative driver of the division, overseeing and developing for the scripted slate of films and TV shows, as well as show running. Prior to his promotion to CCO, Lucas Ochoa was the Managing Director of the division.

Jamie  Hall
Jamie Hall
EVP of TV
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Jamie  Hall
Jamie Hall
EVP of TV / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

In The Pipeline: Gangs of London

 

Jamie Hall joined Pulse Films in 2018 as the studios Executive Vice President of Scripted Production & Commercial Affairs. He oversees the studios' Scripted TV & Film production globally including the upcoming Gareth Evans & Matt Flannery helmed series Gangs of London (Sky & HBO Cinemax), and Atomic Bazaar written by Greg Burke. 

Daniel Corpas
Daniel Corpas
Creative and executive producer
Spain
 
Daniel Corpas
Daniel Corpas
Creative and executive producer / Spain

In The Pipeline: Malaka

Samuel  Pinazo
Samuel Pinazo
Co-Creator
Spain
 
Samuel  Pinazo
Samuel Pinazo
Co-Creator / Spain

In The Pipeline: Malaka

 

Samuel Pinazo est dramaturge et scénariste. Il est le co-créateur, aux côtés de Daniel Corpas, de la série Malaka (Prix de la fondation SGAE Pitching Awards Conecta FICTION 2018, produite par Globomedia / The Mediapro Studio pour sa première diffusion sur TVE en 2019). Il est également l’auteur, avec le cinéaste Carlos Zapata, des scénarios des films Topos (Prix Fondo Cinematográfico Colombiano, section Production 2018) et Las tetas de mi madre (Festival International de Cinéma de Málaga et Festival International de cinéma Viña del Mar 2015).

Marie Osterbye
Marie Osterbye
Créatrice, Writer
Denmark
 
Marie Osterbye
Marie Osterbye
Créatrice, Writer / Denmark

In The Pipeline: Deliver Us 

Gjermund Eriksen
Gjermund Eriksen
Creator, Writer
Norway
 
Gjermund Eriksen
Gjermund Eriksen
Creator, Writer / Norway

In The Pipeline: For Life

Hakon Briseid
Hakon Briseid
CEO, Executive Producer, Producer
Norway
 
Hakon Briseid
Hakon Briseid
CEO, Executive Producer, Producer / Norway

In The Pipeline: For Life

Marianne Furevold
Marianne Furevold
Executive Producer
Norway
 
Marianne Furevold
Marianne Furevold
Executive Producer / Norway

In The Pipeline: For Life

Roope Lehtinen
Roope Lehtinen
Executive Producer
Sweden
 
Roope Lehtinen
Roope Lehtinen
Executive Producer / Sweden

In The Pipeline: White Wall

 

Roope Lehtinen is a Finnish television entrepreneur and creative producer. Before founding Fire Monkey together with Mikko Pöllä, Roope Lehtinen was the founder and CEO for Moskito Television and co-founder and first CEO of Nice Entertainment Group. 
 
Lehtinen has co-created and produced some of the most succesful drama and comedy series in Finland in the last 20 years, including “Black Widows” and “Easy Living”. As a producer he has won five Finnish Venla Awards for "best drama series" and Prix Europe for best drama series. 
Robin Pront
Robin Pront
Director
Belgium
 
Robin Pront
Robin Pront
Director / Belgium

What's Next: Ghosts of the Past

Bruno Wyndaele
Bruno Wyndaele
Producer
Belgium
 
Bruno Wyndaele
Bruno Wyndaele
Producer / Belgium

What's Next: Ghosts of the past

 

Bruno Wyndaele is a long time creator, producer and host of radio and
television shows. He heads prodco HH107 since 2004, producing original formats including ETERNAL GLORY, which had local versions in Sweden, Norway, Germany, the UK...
In 2017 HH107 joined forces with A Private View of Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem and Dries Phlypo, founding Mockingbird Productions, dedicated to high end TV Drama. Drama series A GOOD YEAR and children series MISTER PAPER are ready to shoot in 2019 and 2020. Wyndaele is also president of Flemish Independent Film and Television Producers Association. 
Jes Van Gaever
Jes Van Gaever
Creator, Producer
Belgium
 
Jes Van Gaever
Jes Van Gaever
Creator, Producer / Belgium

What's Next: Ghosts of the Past

 

Jes Van Gaever (°1976) started out with production company Woestijnvis in 1999. Since 2004, she heads production company HH107, with partner Bruno Wyndaele. Their shows include original formats BOUNTY HUNTERS and ETERNAL GLORY. Eternal Glory has local versions produced in Sweden, Norway, Germany, the UK,…
In 2017 HH107 joined forces with film company A Private View of Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem and Dries Phlypo. They founded Mockingbird Productions, dedicated to high end TV Drama. Currently drama series A GOOD YEAR and children series MENEER PAPIER are in development for shooting in 2019.

 

Dries  Phlypo
Dries Phlypo
Producer
Belgium
 
Dries  Phlypo
Dries Phlypo
Producer / Belgium

What's Next: Ghosts of the Past

Frank Spotnitz
Frank Spotnitz
Chief Executive Officer
Royaume-uni
 
Frank Spotnitz
Frank Spotnitz
Chief Executive Officer / Royaume-uni

What's Next: Leonardo

 

Award-winning Frank Spotnitz began his 20+ year career with The X-Files. Spotnitz recently co-created and executive produced Medici: The Magnificent and Medici: Masters of Florence (RAI, SFR Play & Netflix); Ransom (CBS, Corus’s Global, TF1 & RTL); and The Indian Detective (Bell Media/CTV & Netflix). Spotnitz’s other credits include: The Man in the High Castle (Amazon); Crossing Lines Season 3; Transporter Season 2 (TNT); Hunted (BBC1 and HBO Cinemax); Strike Back: Project Dawn; Night Stalker; Michael Mann’s Robbery Homicide Division; The Lone Gunmen; Harsh Realm; and Millennium.

Izabela Rieben
Izabela Rieben
Producer, commissioning Editor
Switzerland
 
Izabela Rieben
Izabela Rieben
Producer, commissioning Editor / Switzerland

What's Next: Frankenstein 1918

 

Izabela Rieben works in the Geneva based Swiss national broadcaster RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) where she began her career in acquisition and overseeing channel scheduling strategies for young audiences. After spotting trends and producing several kids shows (drama, scripted reality and game) she moved to the RTS Drama Unit in 2016. Thrilled to work for a new audience, she is currently developing various drama projects and going into production this summer with a 6 x 52’ thriller. 
Leora Kamenetsky
Leora Kamenetsky
Showrunner
France
 
Leora Kamenetsky
Leora Kamenetsky
Showrunner / France

What's Next : A Long Night In Paris

 

Leora is one of Israel's most busy scriptwriters specializing in high end drama. She was the script editor and a writer of the first season of Fauda, wrote the 2nd season of False Flag. Today she writes 3rd season of False Flag and the series "District Y" for Kaan and CBS international. She also wrote and directed some of Israel's most successful teen and children's drama. 

David Dusa
David Dusa
Screenwriter
France
 
David Dusa
David Dusa
Screenwriter / France

What's Next: A Long Night In Paris

Cathy Verney
Cathy Verney
 
Cathy Verney
Cathy Verney
/

Masterclass : Isobel Waller-Bridge

Pascal Rogard
Pascal Rogard
CEO
France
 
Pascal Rogard
Pascal Rogard
CEO / France

SACD Debate: Drama in Europe: a model for France to emulate?

Alessandro Passadore
Alessandro Passadore
Producer
Italy
 
Alessandro Passadore
Alessandro Passadore
Producer / Italy

Serial Remakes: Everybody is Perfect

Fabio Bonifacci
Fabio Bonifacci
Screenwriter
Italy
 
Fabio Bonifacci
Fabio Bonifacci
Screenwriter / Italy

Serial Remakes: Everybody is Perfect

Babou Ceesay
Babou Ceesay
Actor
 
Babou Ceesay
Babou Ceesay
Actor /

Evening Event: Dark Money

Iryna Gromozda
Iryna Gromozda
Director
Ukraine
 
Iryna Gromozda
Iryna Gromozda
Director / Ukraine

Screening: Hide and Seek

Simor Glasenko
Simor Glasenko
Screenwriter
Ukraine
 
Simor Glasenko
Simor Glasenko
Screenwriter / Ukraine

Screening: Hide and Seek

 

Ukrainian writer/ screenwriter. The author of the novel "Factory" (publishing house "Smoloskyp"). The book was entered the TOP-10 novels of the XXII International "Publishers Forum in Lviv" 2015. The author of the novel "Noir in Ukraine" (publishing house "21") 2017 The author of the novel "House of pure light" (publishing house "21") - premiere in September 2019.  The author of the idea and screenwriter of the 8 series crime drama "Hide and Seek" (his first series)

Sergey Krutko
Sergey Krutko
Director of Photography
Ukraine
 
Sergey Krutko
Sergey Krutko
Director of Photography / Ukraine

Screening: Hide and Seek

 

Graduated Kyiv National University of Theatre, Cinema and Television. His student short films were awarded at several international and Ukrainian film festivals. During his 6-year career as a DoP, Sergey shot several top-rated tv-series, documentaries, short films and a lot of promo and social advertisings for major Ukrainian film companies and tv-channels. His last project, criminal drama series “HIDE AND SEEK” was selected in MIP DRAMA SUMMIT 2019 (Cannes) as one of 10 the most anticipated series. In 2018 Sergey became a member of IMAGO. 

Olesya Lukyanenko
Olesya Lukyanenko
Producer
Ukraine
 
Olesya Lukyanenko
Olesya Lukyanenko
Producer / Ukraine

Screening: Hide and Seek

Kasper Tostesen
Kasper Tostesen
Head of youth content
Denmark
 
Kasper Tostesen
Kasper Tostesen
Head of youth content / Denmark

DR Focus (A Family Matter, When The Dust Settles, Deliver Us)

Nathalie Sonnac
Nathalie Sonnac
Board Member
France
 
Nathalie Sonnac
Nathalie Sonnac
Board Member / France

CSA: “European drama’s performance in 2018” presentation

Roch-Olivier Maistre
Roch-Olivier Maistre
CEO
France
 
Roch-Olivier Maistre
Roch-Olivier Maistre
CEO / France

Opening words by Roch-Olivier Maistre, President of the CSA, and a “European drama’s performance in 2018” presentation

Pierre Langlais
Pierre Langlais
Journalist
France
 
Pierre Langlais
Pierre Langlais
Journalist / France

Cafés Séries: What about European series on French screens ?

Héloïse Capoccia
Héloïse Capoccia
Screenwriter
France
 
Héloïse Capoccia
Héloïse Capoccia
Screenwriter / France

Screening and discussion with the team: Max & Maestro

Tasja Abel
Tasja Abel
Vice President, Sales and Co-production Representative
Germany
 
Tasja Abel
Tasja Abel
Vice President, Sales and Co-production Representative / Germany

Tasja Abel graduated from the Munich School of Management (LMU) and worked for various production and distribution companies, before joining ZDF Enterprises in 2008, as Vice-President for ZDFE Drama. She oversaw the development, acquisition and all exploitation of co-productions and distribution mandates. Tasja was also executive producer for The Bridge III and IV and for the Belgian show, Tabula Rasa, among others. Since 2017, she has been Vice President, Sales and co-production representative for Dynamic Television.

Sevda Shishmanova
Sevda Shishmanova
Créatrice, Productrice
Bulgaria
 
Sevda Shishmanova
Sevda Shishmanova
Créatrice, Productrice / Bulgaria
Spotlight on Trailers: The Umbrella
 
Producer, director and journalist. Member of Management Board, Programming director and Head of Film Production of Bulgarian National Television for more than 10 years. Producer of the best selling Bulgarian series “Undercover” with distribution in more than 190 territories. Producer of the series “Fourth Estate” - Best Drama Series on CIRCOM 2014, public broadcasters association in Europe. 
International correspondent for BNT, including the war in Former Yugoslavia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Iraq.  Author of more than 15 documentaries.  
Veselka Kiryakova
Veselka Kiryakova
Producer
Bulgaria
 
Veselka Kiryakova
Veselka Kiryakova
Producer / Bulgaria

Spotlight on Trilers: The Umbrella

 

Veselka Kiryakova graduated at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she studied Film Editing. Her first feature movie as a producer was ALIENATION (2013), conceived and directed by Milko Lazarov. The premier of ALIENATION was at Venice'70 in the offical selection of Venice Days and it won two awards there. Ága (2018), the second movie by the director Milko Lazarov, produced by Veselka Kiryakova, premiered at the Official Competition (out of competition) during Berlinale 2018 and won more than 30 awards around the world.

Amy Chappelhow
Amy Chappelhow
Screenwriter
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 
Amy Chappelhow
Amy Chappelhow
Screenwriter / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Screening: Back To Life

 

After working as Two Brothers’ Office Coordinator and Development Assistant, Amy has now moved into editorial full-time as Assistant Script Editor. She has Script Edited the comedy BACK TO LIFE.
 
Before joining Two Brothers Pictures Amy worked as a Floor Runner and later a Production Secretary on shows such as THE TUNNEL, GALAVANT, TROLLIED and THE MIMIC. She studied Irish Studies and Film Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
Solène Haddad
Solène Haddad
Actress, director
France
 
Solène Haddad
Solène Haddad
Actress, director / France

Writing and acting workshop, on the series L'arbre à palimpseste

Martine Baldacchino
Martine Baldacchino
Programs advisor
 
Martine Baldacchino
Martine Baldacchino
Programs advisor /

Screening and discussion with the team: Apollo's Tall Tales

Fleur  Winters
Fleur Winters
Producer
 
Fleur  Winters
Fleur Winters
Producer /

Speaker Table Ronde: Next Generation

Nadège Loiseau
Nadège Loiseau
Director
France
 
Nadège Loiseau
Nadège Loiseau
Director / France

In The Pipeline: Une Belle Histoire

 

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