Speakers

 

Stéphane ZAJDENWEBER - France
 
Since 2002, Stéphane has been working at Wild Side as legal, financial and administrative director. Beforehand, he worked as development manager at Bac Films, a French distribution company, and had various experiences in France and abroad. He is now launching his own co-production company, f 2.8 pictures.
During the CSF workshop, he will act as the moderator and trainer of the different sessions.

www.wildside.fr 

 

 

Etienne OLLAGNIER - France
 
Jour 2 Fête manager (theatrical distribution, DVD edition). JOur 2 fête is an independent distribution company, founded in 2006, member of Europa Distribution, and the Independent Distributors Syndicate (SDI).
 
 
 
Denis BORIC - Croatia
Denis graduated in Economics and Business from the Zagreb University in 2006. He joined Continental films in 2007 in the marketing department, as a brand manager. He is now sales manager in the theatrical department where he is responsible for regional theatrical sales and marketing operational and strategic activities for Croatia , Slovenia , Bosnia & Herzegovina , Macedonia and Albania . Responsible for development of sales and marketing plans, strategies and budget, management and co-ordination of publicity, promotion and media buying. Additionally responsible for creative development: creative solutions originally developed for distribution of world scale are adapted for the local markets. Responsible for acquisition of independent titles and organising art film revues.Responsible for cooperation with European foundations (MEDIA programme of European Union and EUROPA CINEMAS).
 
Maria Magdalena GIERAT - Poland
Maria Magdalena is the Head of Kino Pod Baranami, art-house cinema in the heart of Krakow. She graduated in film history with a thesis about gnosticism in film. She has been working in Pod Baranami cinema since 2002. As the Head of the cinema, she is responsible for the cinema’s programme and special events, organiser of various festivals and previews.
Kino Pod Baranami is a member of Europa Cinemas network and presents a European programming as well as ambitious films from all over the world. The cinema screens features, documentaries, animation and experimental film. It’s a place of numerous events. The most important project of Pod Baranami cinema is the annual Silent Film Festival – presentation of silent films with live music.
Kino Pod Baranami is a private funded, auteur project, created with passion. It was awarded with Europa Cinemas prize for best programming in 2009.
 
Carole BALTIERI - France
Carole studied Literature at Toulouse University from 1991 to 1996 and obtained her CAPES (French diploma for secondary education teachers) in this field in 1996.
From 2001 to 2008, she worked towards the implementation of multidisciplinary projects related to cinema. In particular, a workshop for artistic video practices and the production of a documentary film by 9th grade students, as part of an European “Socrates-Comenius 1” project (exchange with Greece in 2005).
Since 2008, she has been working for the educational services of the cinema ABC and the Cinémathèque in Toulouse. Since 2009, she is also in charge of cinema and audiovisual issues at the DAAC (Academic Delegation for Cultural Action in Toulouse educational district).
 
DAAC (Délégation Académique à l’Action Culturelle/ Rectorat de Toulouse)
 
Marie CHEVRE - France
 
Marie joined the  ARCALT (Association des Rencontres Cinémas d'Amérique Latine de Toulouse) in 2005. She is in charge of public outreach as well as the regional programming for the festival.
 
 
 
 
Jérémy BRETA - France
 
Projectionist for the UTOPIA arthouses since 2004.
The arthouses UTOPIA are independent arthouses present in 5 agglomerationsin France. They function as an independent arthouses network.
 
 
 
 
 
Josette LOUBET- France
 
Board member of the ACREAMP
President of the association Vive le Cinema in Muret.
Exhibitor in the Mermoz Cinema since 1998
Member of the AFCAE Film heritage Commission.
 
 
Eva MORSCH KIHN - France
Eva graduated in Modern Literature and Cinema and also got a Master’s degree in Cultural management, from the University Paris Dauphine. She has been working for ten years in the ARCALT film festival, where she is in charge of the coordination of professional meetings (Cine in Construction, Cine in Development, and Cine Sin Fronteras) and responsible for the festival partnership strategy. Through her work, she participated greatly to the professionalization of the festival. In addition, she supervises the programming of the short features section of the festival.
Erick GONZALEZ - Chile / France
Erick works for the Valdivia Internacional Film festival (FICV) in Chile, as a member of the programming team and delegate for the industrial platforms (work in progress). In addition, he is the head of programming in the Rencontres Cinémas d'Amérique Latine de Toulouse Film Festival. He also serves as member of the selection commission of Cine in Construction (both in Toulouse and San Sebastian Festivals).
Javier MARTIN - France
Between 1998 and 2001, Javier worked at Colifilms Distribution and Albarès productions. In 2002, he joined the programming direction department of the Forum des images, while collaborating with several festivals, in France and in Spain. For the Directors’ Fortnight, he prospects in Spain and Latin America.
 
Forum des images: www.forumdesimages.fr
Directors’ Fortnight: www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com
 

Observators

Sylvie Da ROCHA - France
Graduated in Portuguese civilisation and literature, she has been Portuguese teacher for 2 years. Then she graduated in Strategies of international and cultural exchanges from the IEP Lyon .
She was in charge of the audiovisual service of the Franco-Portuguese Institute and the French Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal, during 2 years.Since May 2007, she is the General Delegate of the CICAE.
 
 
 
Emmanuel COCQ - Belgium
Emmanuel Cocq holds a Ph.D. in economics from Sciences Po Paris. Since June 2006, he is working for the MEDIA programme Unit of the European Commission. More recently, he has been involved in the elaboration and implementation of the two new initiatives strengthening international cooperation between audiovisual industries: the MEDIA International Preparatory Action (2008-2010) and the MEDIA Mundus programme (2011-2013) .
From 2000 to 2006, he was in charge of economic studies in the Statistics, Propspective and Studies Unit of the French National Center for Cinema. Before this, he worked as a researcher in economics at the Groupe d'Economie Mondiale of Sciences Po Paris. He has published widely on issues related to audiovisual policy, cultural diversity, competition law and international trade law.

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