12.02.2019 - Tendo Nagenda, moderated by Matthijs Wouter Knol
Either in terms of content, crews or distribution, hardly any domain in the international film business has gone untouched by the rise of streaming platforms. In a changing industry landscape, where risks and opportunities go hand in hand, sharing knowledge is key. Tendo Nagenda, the VP of Original Films at Netflix, talks about the next steps for the streaming platform and the types of stories and audiences of interest. The session brings Tendo and the Talents together, to find out what the streaming platform can do for emerging directors and producers who want their arthouse films to be financed and shown.
Matthijs Wouter Knol has been the director of the European Film Market since 2014. Originally from the Netherlands, he previously worked as a creative producer of a dozen internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary films. He then worked for IDFA, where he was responsible for its co-production and sales markets, and set up the IDFAcademy including its Summer School. From 2008 to 2014, he was Programme Manager of Berlinale Talents, and a co-founder of the Berlinale Residency.