16.02.2016 - Malika Rabahallah, Ben Roberts, Katriel Schory, Jorge Sánchez, moderated by Henning Kamm
The relation between filmmakers and film funds has more dimensions than just the pure business deal between the party granting financial support and the fund recipient trying to get a film made. As creative partners in the filmmaking process, funders create and foster lasting relationships with filmmakers in a climate of mutual trust and respect. Major representatives of Mexican Film Institute, BFI Film Fund, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and the Israel Film Fund share with producer Henning Kamm their personal understandings of the role of a fund and funder. Get a deeper understanding on how to connect with film funds, as the panelists share insights into strategies and visions for the film business today and in the future.
German producer, co-founder of DETAiLFILM and Talent 2012, Henning also co-owns and runs Zentropa Hamburg. His films won the German Film Award, the Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary, the Golden Dove at DOK Leipzig and were shown at festivals including the Berlinale, Sundance, Venice and many more. Kamm produced SHARQIYA (Panorama 2012), PRAIA DO FUTURO by Karim Ainouz (Berlinale Competition 2014) and THE LAMB by Kutlug Ataman (Panorama 2014). At this year’s Berlinale he shows L'AVENIR by Mia Hansen-Løve in Competition and BERLIN METANOIA by Erik Schmitt in the Generations 14+ section.