Institutional Partners & Producers

Discover this year’s impACT Lab’s institutional partners! Chosen by for their potential to make a difference in the industry, these impact-driven producers will participate in exclusive workshops and group sessions focusing on creative funding strategies, sustainable development, empowering stories for social change and more.

Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA)


Established in 2019 by the Ministry of Culture, the Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) supports the development of Taiwan’s creative content industry (CCI) such as film and television, future content, publishing, pop music, animation, gaming, performing arts, and visual arts by engaging in production, distribution, overseas market expansion, branding, talent cultivation, industrial research and more.



Yu-Hao Su
| A Mascot Films

Yu-Hao Su graduated from AFI’s producing MFA program. He line-produced The Cloud in her Room, the Tiger Award winner at IFFR in 2020, and produced Test Pattern, three nominations for Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2022. He also participated in Rotterdam Lab, Produire au Sud Taipei Workshop, Film Independent Producing Lab, Locarno MatchMe and Ties That Bind Workshop.

Jacqueline Wan-Ling Liu
| Each Other Films

A producer trained in Canada and US, and originally from Taiwan, Jacqueline worked on co-productions when she worked under Terence Chang in Beijing. She co-founded Each Other Films in 2017. Since then, she aims to create high-quality Mandarin language projects, including two family dramas End of Summer (2017) and Little Big Women (2020), and a comedy series The Accidental Influencer (2024).




Netherlands Film Fund


The Netherlands Film Funds is the national agency responsible for supporting film production and film related activities in the Netherlands. It offers various selective support schemes on production and distribution for minority Dutch co-productions. The Fund also runs the Film Production Incentive, and oversees the activities of the Netherlands Film Commission.




Ewoud Bon
| Provider Films

Ewoud Bon is a producer from the Netherlands, with an aim on producing Caribbean films for an international market. With a background in cinematography he has worked with talented cinematographers who imparted valuable technical and production insights, understanding the needs of directors, cinematographers, and other crew members essential for a successful film.

Nicky Onstenk
| IJswater Films

Nicky Onstenk (1992) started working as a producer for the Dutch company IJswater Films in 2019. She has since achieved success in producing notable short films like Spotless (Winner Berlinale Crystal Bear 2022) and Magma (Berlinale Generation 2023), along with documentaries including Dunya (2021) and Luc (2022) and horror/thriller feature film Pariah (Fantaspoa 2024).




Telefilm Canada


As a Partner of Choice, Telefilm Canada is dedicated to the success of Canada’s audiovisual industry, fostering access and excellence by delivering programs that support cultural resonance and audience engagement. With a lens of equity, inclusivity and sustainability, Telefilm bolsters dynamic companies and a range of creative talent at home and around the world.



Jake Yanowski
| Canesugar Mediaworks

Jake Yanowski is a Canadian producer. He produced the award winning feature Akilla’s Escape, directed by Charles Officer, which premiered at TIFF 2020. It has been released across the globe by Vertical Entertainment & Amazon. It won 5 Canadian Screen Awards. He also produced the Netflix documentary Invisible Essence: Le Petit Prince, The Skin We’re In for CBC, Al Purdy Was Here (TIFF 2015).

Leslie Dabit
| Peripheria

Leslie Dabit is an emerging queer producer from Montreal with 9 years’ experience in independent cinema. As Head of Development at Périphéria for the past 7 years, she is committed to creating stories that reflect the diversity of our society. In her expanding role within the company, she recently co-founded Les Films du Récif where she’ll be producing emerging directors.




IDM Film Commission Südtirol


IDM Film Commission Südtirol has operated as a financing and service partner for film and TV productions since 2011. It aims to make South Tyrol known as a production location and to support film projects that are realized in South Tyrol, either in whole or in part. Due to the geographical location and bilingualism of the country, the South Tyrolean Film Fund looks beyond borders and acts as an interface between the film markets of Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland.


Petra Forer
| Helios Sustainable Films

Petra Forer, Italian multilingual professional, holds a BA in foreign languages and an MA in Sports Marketing & Communication. Lived and worked in Madrid, Bordeaux and Berlin. In the video/film business since 2011. In an advertising company in Milan and in Italian and German film productions. Engaged in several producer workshops and mentored in ‘Impact Strategy’ by Sarah Moses, Together Films.

Debora Nischler
| Albolina Film

Debora Nischler studied translation in Forlì (IT), Arkhangelsk (RU) and Bratislava (SK). Since 2019 she has been working as a Creative Producer for Albolina Film, while specializing in screenplay analysis at Drehbuchwerkstatt Berlin and several workshops. She is a member of EWA (European Women’s Audiovisual Network) and alumna of IDM MAIA workshop 2020 and of EAVE PUENTES ITALIA workshop 2021.





The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) is a joint initiative of the Council of Europe, the Open Society Foundations, and the Roma Leaders’ Alliance. ERIAC has a unique mandate as the first transnational organization for the recognition of Roma arts and culture. The Institute functions as a creative hub, supporting the exchange of ideas across borders, cultural domains, and Romani identities.



Alina Serban
| Untold Stories Company

Alina Serban (1987, Bucharest) is a Roma film and theatre director, founder of Untold Stories Company. Her short film, Letters of Forgiveness won “Best Short Film” at Ake Dikhea International Festival (2022). For I Matter,  she was named “Best Producer of a Romanian short film” at Indie Producers Indie Film Festival (2023) and won “Best Short Film” at Torino Short Film Market (2021).




Sami Film Institute


The International Sámi Film Institute (ISFI) is dedicated to providing Sámi people with the skills and economic opportunities to develop, produce, and distribute Sámi films in the Sámi language. We work for more Sámi content in all genres. Through our own stories and films, we fight for the survival of Sámi culture, values, and languages. By telling our stories, we create our future.



Sara Beate Eira | Screaming Fox Productions

Sara Beate Eira is a sámi producer and filmmaker. She lives in Guovdageaidnu, in the Norwegian Arctic. Screaming Fox Productions make films for the Sámi people, by the Sámi people- and content for others with an Indigenous perspective in mind.