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Lucius Barre
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.

Roshanak Behesht Nedjad
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.

Paul Miller
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 Noschis
Alphapanda UK

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.

Katriel Schory
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.

Compliance Consulting USA

Rob H. Aft is President of Compliance Consulting, a Los Angeles based media finance and distribution consultancy serving a variety of clients including banks, producers, distributors, directors and governments worldwide. Mr. Aft is a frequent guest speaker at the USC and UCLA film schools and lectures internationally for the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization. This will be his 29th Cannes Film Market where he has been a seller, buyer, producer, consultant and tour guide.

Sydney Levine
SydneysBuzz USA

Writer of popular blog, SydneysBuzz, trainer & educator; in 1988 created FilmFinders, the first database of worldwide features which became industry standard for organizing and tracking the rights-buying activities and was adapted by the Cannes Marché to become Currently consults and educates with producers, national film organizations, Cannes, Toronto, Sundance, Chapman University, UCLA Extension, etc on international film business; produces reports on buyers and sellers including the U.S. Distributors Report and Latin American Film Business by Country.

Peter Wetherell
Magus Entertainment, Inc. USA

After his early career in International Sales, Peter established Magus in 1996 to EP feature films & to provide consulting services to the US & Int’l Film & TV community. He’s attended all major film markets since 1987 & produced many films, starring Matthew McConaughey Jon Favreau, Diane Lane, John Turturro, Sean Bean & William Peterson. He’s represented a diverse group of production companies, banks, equity investors, film commissions, studio facilities & foreign distributors. He’s facilitated many Producer Labs & participated as a moderator at many international film financing & distribution events.

Proimagenes Colombia
Film Fund

For the third time, Proimagenes Colombia and the Producers Workshop have joined forces to offer three selected young producers from Colombia a Producers Workshop premium experience. In addition to participating in our workshops and special events, they will receive group coaching sessions and advice on the development of their projects from international financing specialist Daniel Marquet (Goupe Un) and from Lucas Rosant (Melia Films), an expert in production, festivals, and markets. Gabriel Esteban Gonzalez Rodriguez, Esteban Lopez, and Diana Cristina Patiño Martínez, welcome to the Marché du Film!

Daniel Marquet
Groupe Un France

Daniel Marquet started as assistant production manager on Tati’s pix “Traffic”. Later, he joined Polygram and worked in France, Germany and the USA. He then worked at The Movie Group which financed and sold approximately 30 pictures. In 1990, Daniel Marquet returned to Europe to manage the international department of Studio Canal. In 2004, Daniel Marquet created Groupe Un, which co financed pictures such as Joyeux Noël, Azur et Asmar, Mr Nobody, Beauty and the beast. Marquet recently produced with Jaco Van Dormael and Olivier Rausin “The brand new testament” and “Mon ange”. Marquet is in production of “ Epicentro” by Hubert Sauper currently shooting in Cuba. Also in preproduction of “Italian shoes” by Oliver Hirschbiegel.

Lucas Rosant
Melia Films France

Lucas Rosant created and headed for 7 years the Paris Project, the co-production platform of Paris Cinema IFF. He has been or is still consulting for different co-production forums and festival markets Thessaloniki IFF, Dubai IFF, Locarno IFF, Cannes Film Market, Hong Kong Film Financing Forum, Durban Filmart, Berlinale Coproduction Market, the Cinemart and Venice Film Market. He also joined the reading committee of the Hubert Bals Film Fund in 2011 and was appointed senior expert for the Euromed Audiovisual III. Lucas Rosant recently created his own production and consulting company Melia Films.


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