Decision Makers & Experts

Decision Makers & Experts

This is a preliminary list of Decision Makers and Experts confirmed for CPH:FORUM 2020, more names will be added in the coming dates.

Austria

Autlook Filmsales, Salma Abdalla, CEO & Theatrical Sales


Belgium

Auguste Orts, Rebecca Jane Arthur, Project Coordinator On & For Production and Distribution

RTBF, Isabelle Christiaens, Head of Documentary co-productions

VRT, Jan Konings, Current Affairs Buyer

VRT, Simon Vrebos, Commissioning Editor


Canada

Films Transit, Jan Rofekamp, Canada

KinoSmith Inc., Robin Smith, President

Syndicado, Aleksandar Govedarica, Sales Agent


Czech Republic

HBO Europe, Hanka Kastelicova, VP and Executive Producer


Denmark

Art Hub Copenhagen, Helga Just Christoffersen, Executive Director

Copenhagen Film Fund, Caroline Gjerulff, Film Commissioner

Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Denmark, Ene Katrine Rasmussen, Head of Creative Europe MEDIA Desk

Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Denmark, Katrine Danielle Bjaarnø, Project Officer

Danish Film Institute, Ane Mandrup, Head of Documentaries

Danish Film Institute, Anne Marie Kürstein, Festival Consultant, Documentaries

Danish Film Institute, Frank Piasecki Poulsen, Film Commissioner

Danish Film Institute, Noemi Ferrer Schwenk, Head of International Department

Danish Film Institute, Søren Tarp, Producer

Danish Producers Association / Producentforeningen, Jørgen Ramskov, Direktør

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Anders Bruus, Commissioning Editor & Buyer Documentaries

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Anders Thomsen, Commissioning Editor, Documentaries, DR1, DR3 – DR Medier

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Birgitte Rask, Producer

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Camilla Krog, Programme & Sales Manager, Docs & Drama, Scripted Formats

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Ida Høyer Bom, Acquisitions Executive, Factual and Documentaries

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Kim Christiansen, Editor Co-Productions and Documentaries

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Lisbeth Langwadt, Programchef for Aktualitet, Kultur og Dokumentar/Head of Factual Commissioning

DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation), Signe Bruntse, Acquisitions Executive

DR Sales, Freja Johanne Nørgaard Sørensen, Programme & Sales Manager

DR Sales, Mette Bjerregaard, Programme/Sales Manager

EAVE, Lise Lense-Møller, Magic Hour Films Producer

International Media Support, Henrik Underbjerg, Advisor for Documentary Film Programme

International Media Support, Rasmus Steen, Programme Manager, International Media Support, Documentary Film

Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Henriette Bretton-Meyer, Curator

Level K, Lauren Elizabeth Valmadre, Sales Manager

Level K, Tine Klint, CEO / Managing Director

New Danish Screen, Christina Ramsø Thomsen, Commissioning Editor

Nikolaj Kunsthal, Helene Nyborg, Artistic Director

Nordisk Panorama, Anita Reher, Executive Director

Nordisk Panorama, Christina Jul Gregersen, Forum Manager

Nordisk Panorama, Lea Maria Strandbæk Sørensen, Impact Manager

Nordisk Panorama, Maria Stoianova, Market Manager

The Why Foundation, Mette Hoffmann Meyer, Founding Member/ Executive Producer

Tryg Foundation, Peter Pilegaard, Head of Projects

TV2, Troels Branth Pedersen, Acquisitions Executive

VICE Scandinavia, Frederik Andersen, COO Change Incorporated

West Danish Film Fund, Jakob Kirstein Høgel, Documentary Film Commissioner


Finland

AVEK, Mikko Peltonen, Film Commissioner – Documentary & Short Films

AVEK, Ulla Simonen, Director

Finnish Film Foundation, Piia Nokelainen, Film Commissioner, Documentaries & Shorts

YLE, Jenny Westergard, Commissioning Editor

YLE, Nina Tuominen, Buyer


France

ARTE France, Marie Beuzard, Commissioning Editor

ARTE France, Rasha Salti, Commissioning Editor

ARTE G.E.I.E, Catherine Le Goff, Commissioning Editor

ARTE G.E.I.E, Sabine Lange, Commissioning Editor / Bi-media

Cat&Docs, Maëlle Guenegues, Festivals & Acquisitions Manager

Centre Pompidou, Charlène Dinhut, Department for Cultural Development

Coproduction Office, Philippe Bober, CEO

Doc & Film International, Théo Lionel, Festival Manager

Eurimages, Markus Lehner, Project Manager

Eurimages, Roberto Olla, Executive Director

Festival Scope, Alessandro Raja, CEO & Founder

Marché du Film, Pierre-Alexis Chevit, Head of Cannes Docs

PARISCIENCE Festival International du Film Scientifique, Fabrice Esteve, President

Wild Bunch, Marie-Pierre Valle, Head of Acquisitions


Germany

ARD/BR, Matthias Leybrand, Commissioning Editor

ARD/BR, Monika Lobkowicz, Editor

ARD/BR, Sonja Scheider, Head of Art Department

ARD/SWR, Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri, Commissioning Editor

ARD/SWR, Simone Reuter, Commissioning Editor

Deckert Distribution GmbH, Heino Deckert, Managing Director

European Film Market, Matthijs Wouter Knol, Director of the European Film Market

European Film Market, Nadja Tennstedt, DocSalon Coordinator

NDR, Barbara Biemann, Head of Documentary Films

Rise and Shine World Sales, Stefan Kloos, Managing Director

RTL Television GmbH, Arno Becker, Commissioning Editor

SILBERSALZ, Irem Couchouron, Head of Public Programme

ZDF, Anne-Kathrin Brinkmann, Commissioning Editor

ZDF, Marita Hübinger, Commissioning Editor, Head of Science Department

ZDF, Max Fraenkel, Commissioning Editor


Iceland

Icelandic Film Centre, Sigurrós Hilmarsdóttir, Head of Production


Italy

Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Italy – Bari, Andrea Coluccia, Project Officer

EsoDoc, Sabine Bubeck-Paaz, Head of Studies

Feature Expanded, Leonardo Bigazzi, Co-Director


The Netherlands

AVROTROS, Jessica Raspe, Commissioning Editor

Netherlands Film Fund, Suzanne van Voorst, Documentary Consultant

VPRO, Barbara Truyen, Head of Documentaries


Norway

Fritt Ord Foundation, Bente Roalsvig, Deputy Director  

Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Annika Pham, Journalist  

Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Karolina Lidin, Documentary Advisor  

Norwegian Film Institute, Eirin Gjørv, Film Commissioner Documentary  

Norwegian Film Institute, Helle Hansen,Film Commissioner Documentaries  

Norwegian Film Institute, Toril Simonsen, Head of International Relations, Shorts & Documentaries  

NRK, Carina Bordewich, Commissioning editor /Acquisition exec.  

NRK, Fredrik Færden, Acquisitions Executive  

Tromsø Kunstforening, Leif Magne Tangen, Director  

VGTV, Hans Andreas Fay, Head of Acquisition  


Poland

Against Gravity, Artur Liebhart, CEO & Festival Director

Krakow Film Festival, Katarzyna Wilk, Deputy Head, Sales & Promotion


Portugal

Doclisboa, Miguel Ribeiro, Co-Director


Sweden

Film i Skåne, Lisa Nyed, Commissioning Editor Documentary Film

Influence Film, Victoria Steventon, Partner

Lunds Konsthall, Debora Voges, Curator

Röda Sten Konsthall & GIBCA – Gothenburgs International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Ioana Leca, Artistic Director  

SVT, Axel Arnö, Commissioning Editor, SVT

SVT, Charlotte Gry Madsen, Commissioning Editor

SVT, Emelie Persson, Commissioning Editor, K Special

Swedish Film Institute, Jenny Örnborn, Production Controller

Swedish Film Institute, Juan Pablo Libossart, Film Commissioner Documentaries

Swedish Film Institute, Klara Grunning, Film Commissioner Documentary Film

Swedish Film Institute, Sara Rüster, Festival Manager

Swedish Film Institute, Steffen Andersen-Møller, Head of International Department


Switzerland

First Hand Films, Gitte Hansen, Deputy Director

RTS, Steven Artels, Head of Documentaries

Visions du Réel, Rebecca De Pas, Programmer


United Kingdom

Artist Moving Image, Elena Hill, Founder/Director

BBC, Mark Bell, Commissioning Editor, Arts

BBC Storyville, Mandy Chang, Commissioning Editor and Acquisitions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Carl Björkman, Head of Nordics

DOC SOCIETY, Jess Search, Chief Executive

DOC SOCIETY, Sandra Whipham, Foundation Director

Dogwoof, Anna Godas, CEO

Dogwoof, Oli Harbottle, Head of Distribution and Acquisitions

Film London, Greta Hewison, Production Coordinator

Film London, Maggie Ellis, Head of Artists Moving Image

Film London, Rose Cupit, Artists’ Moving Image Network Manager

Met Film Sales, Vesna Cudic, Head of Sales & Acquisitions

MUBI, Ava Striker, Development Executive

Nature Briefing, Flora Graham, Senior editor

SBS Television, Krishan Arora, International Content Consultant

The Guardian, Lindsay Poulton, Head of Documentaries


United States

American Documentary | POV, Justine Nagan, Executive Producer/Director

Arena – Video and Beyond, Andrea Arena, Producer

Arena – Video and Beyond, Liza Faktor, Curator

Cargo Film & Releasing, Daniel Cantagallo, Senior Vice President, Sales & Acquisition

Chicken and Egg, Kelly Duane de la Vega, Program & Partnerships Manager

Cinereach, Meredith Duff, Creative Executive

Cinetic Media, Jason Ishikawa, Sales Agent

CNN Films, Alexandra Hannibal, Director, CNN Films

CAA, Amanda Lebow, Agent United States

DIS, Lauren Boyle, DIS co-founder

Disney +, Marjon Javadi, Commissioner editor

Story Matters Media, Patricia Finneran, Executive Director

ESPN Films, Adam Neuhaus, Director of Development

Goodest Media, Martin Marquet, Producer

IDA – International Documentary Association, Simon Kilmurry, Executive Director

Impact Partners, Kelsey Koenig, Director of Development

Magnolia Pictures, John Von Thaden, Senior Vice President/Acquisitions

National Geographic Channel, Ryan Harrington, Vice President – Documentary Films

Netflix, Inc., Jonathan Taylor, Commissioner Editor

Netflix, Inc., Kate Townsend, Commissioning Editor

Open Society Foundations, Yukiko Yamagata, Curatorial/Deputy of Culture/Art Program Director

PBS WGBH NOVA, Chris Schmidt, Senior Producer

Picture Palace Pictures, Madeleine Molyneaux, Producer

ro*co films, Annie Roney, Founder and CEO

Sandbox Films, Jessica Harrop, Supervising Producer

Sandbox Films, Greg Boustead, Executive Producer

Submarine Entertainment, Matthew Burke, Director of Sales

Sundance Film Festival, Paola Mottura, Manager, Film Fund

The Film Sales Company, Lucas Verga, Senior Director – Sales and Acquisitions

The New York Times, Lindsay Crouse, Producer

Topic Studios, Jeff Seelbach, Director of Non-Fiction Programming

Women Make Movies, Debra Zimmerman, Executive Director

World Channel, Christopher Hastings, Executive Producer

XRM Media, Sue Turley, Executive Producer

YouTube Originals, Luke Hyams, Head of YouTube Originals EMEA

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