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Lucius Barre & Company USA
Lucius Barre promotes worldwide distribution of films from many cultures. He was the first international crossover publicist for Pedro Almódovar, Shinji Aoyama, Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Atom Egoyan, Zacharias Kunuk, and Tom Tykwer; and has promoted the work of such well-established filmmakers as Errol Morris, Alain Resnais, Carlos Saura, Hiroshi Teshigahara and Johnnie To. He serves on the organizing teams of the Locarno, Rotterdam and Torino Festivals and has, in recent years, represented filmmakers from 21 countries at key festivals and markets.
Ideal Filmworks Italia Italy
Linda Beath works with producers of feature films, feature length documentaries and animation, and high quality drama for prime time television as an Executive Producer dealing with identifying projects; organising international co-productions; arranging production finance; and attracting broadcasters, distributors and sales agents. Her company also consults to production companies and governmental organisations which work in the film, television and digital media sector. She regularly runs strategic planning sessions for European production companies to improve their positions in the international marketplace. She trains producers in the areas of finance, co-production and new industry business models and revenue streams for EAVE and for other Creative Europe/MEDIA and Euromed Audiovisual programmes.
In Good Company GERMANY
Roshanak started her first company with Helge Albers, Flying Moon, in 1999. They produced 30 films, with over 60 nominations & 40 awards. In 2012, she co-founded LudInc, producing Serious Games for children (German Computer Game Award for Best Serious Game 2016). 2015 she started yet another enterprise, In Good Company, together with Samsa in Luxembourg. Roshanak’s focus is smart entertainment – be it films or games. Roshanak also works for training organisations such as EAVE. She is a member of the German & European Film Academy, and an EAVE group leader.
Entre Chien et Loup BELGIUM
Diana Elbaum has produced a wide range films since becoming a producer in 1989. She is known for masterfully bringing together international talent and financing.In 2009, she received the Eurimages Award. Diana founded her production company, Entre Chien et Loup, which has produced more than 100 films, including: Daratt, Les Barons, Quartier Lointain, A Screaming Man, The Congress, Bethlehem, Elle, Nos Femmes. Her work and curiosity have enabling her to enroll cutting-edge directors from all continents.
Escape Pictures Netherlands
Paul Miller is a partner at Netherlands based Film Bridge Capital, and UAE based Film Solutions. Previously, Miller was Director of Film Financing at the the Doha Film Institute and Head of Film Production at Crossroads Films (United Artists). Miller’s credits include Snow Angels (Kate Becksinale), A Love Song For Bobby Long (John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson), Prozac Nation, (Chistina Ricci, Jessica Lange and Michelle Williams), and John Sayles’ Men with Guns and the Oscar nominated Lone Star. Miller executive produced The Worker’s Cup and is curently in production in Oman on Scales.
Mathias is the founder of Alphapanda, a film marketing agency specialised in digital based in London, Berlin and Warsaw. Alphapanda develops marketing strategies and implements social media campaigns, viral marketing activities and outreach campaigns for clients such as 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., VOD platforms as well as independent European production companies. Recent films the agency has worked on include The Trial (Berlinale 2017), The Last Family (Locarno 2016), Orecchie (Venice 2016) as well as documentaries Porn to be Free (Rotterdam 2016) and Something Better to Come (IDFA 2015). Alphapanda also manages social media for the European Film Awards.
The Israel Film Fund ISRAEL
Studied at the NYU Film School. In 1984, formed his company BELFILMS and produced over 150 films including Feature Films, Documentaries, T.V Dramas, and Int'l Co-Productions. In 1999, was appointed to Executive Director of The Israel Film Fund and authorized the support of 240 new Israeli feature films. Has been engaged in Voluntary Public Activities; Chairman of Israel’s Film and Television Producers’ Association; A member of the National Council of Arts; representative of the Israel Film Industry int'l organizations; lectures at the Tel Aviv University – Dept. of Film and T.V.
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