Investors Circle

Selection Committee

Introducing this year's Investors Circle Selection Committee!

Our esteemed panel is set to play a crucial role in this year’s Investors Circle, undertaking meticulous scouting to hand-pick the most ambitious and fitting film projects to be presented at our exclusive, invite-only pitching session.

These experts will focus on identifying grand-scale cinematic endeavors with substantial budgets — potential game-changers capable of capturing the attention and interest of participating investors.


Remi Burah 

After managing audiovisual departments at BNP in London and Banque de la Cité, Rémi Burah became a shareholder at Haut et Court. He founded the communication agency Aussitôt Dit and, in 2001, he joined ARTE, managing investments for their cinema coproduction branch. As Managing Director and member of the Board at ARTE France Cinéma, Rémi oversees coproductions of nearly 600 films by great filmmakers such as Agnès Varda, Ruben Östlund or Céline Sciamma. He is also CEO of ARTE Cofinova, a financing company, and President of the ArteKino Endowment Fund.

 


Serge Hayat 

Serge Hayat is a serial entrepreneur in both the cinema and audiovisual industry. He is the Co-founder of Cinemage which invested in more than 600 movies, with 200+ selected in A-list international festivals, of Federation Studios, one of the main European independent AV studio, and Echo Studio, a content producer with an impact-oriented approach. Alongside his business ventures, Serge is also an author and a novelist.

 

 

Tamara Tatishvili

Tamara Tatishvili has recently assumed the role of Head of the Hubert Bals Fund at IFFR, bringing expertise in international funding and promotion strategies. Formerly Director of the Georgian National Film Center and Executive Director at the “Independent Filmmakers’ Association – South Caucasus”, Tamara has worked as an international industry strategist in many projects: she was the Strategy Manager for the European Women’s Audio-visual Network and provided consultancy for film curation programs at BOZAR. Since 2020, Tamara has been the Head of Training for MEDICI – The Film Funding Journey, a global training program for senior public funders.

 


Wonsun Shin

Wonsun Shin is a versatile freelance consultant specializing in co-production projects, festival strategies, and remake rights acquisitions. She began her career at CJ Entertainment, and has since collaborated with major studios such as Paramount Pictures and Dreamworks Animations and has been involved with various film festivals (NAFF, BIFAN, Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event) and co-production markets (NFDC Film Bazaar Goa). She is also committed to staying up-to-date on industry advancements and actively takes part in conferences exploring AI, VR and AR.