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Talents Circles: Finding the Right Partner

Sun 10 | 10:00 - 11:00 | HAU2

moderated by AC Coppens

Focusing on teams working in the Arab World and in East Africa, this Circle event invites a number of filmmakers and guests to help you find the right partners for your projects. The head of the Royal Film Commission Jordan shares advice on how to facilitate productions in the region, while Talents who shot and edit­ed Nadine Labaki’s Capharnaüm speak about the family-like bonds on and off set. Re­presentatives from the World Cinema Fund, Docu Box (The East African Docu­men­tary Film Fund) and filmmakers will also talk about funding possibilities. So do join the mix to network and participate!

Christopher Aoun, Cinematographer and Konstantin Bock, Editor I Capharnaüm
Barbara Anticevic and Mark Szilagyi from Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Vincenzo Bugno and Isona Admetlla Font from World Cinema Fund
Nada Doumani from The Royal Film Commission Jordan
Ellen Harrington and Christine Kopf from Deutsches Filminstitut
Judy Kibinge from Docu Box, Mbithi Masya, Writer, Director, Talents alumnus and Mugambi Nthiga Actor, Writer, Director

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AC Coppens

AC Coppens is the founder of The Marketing Catalysts, which empowers innovative players at the intersection of digital tech and film, VR/AR/XR, design, music and sound. AC mentors at the Tribeca Film Institute, DOK Leipzig, PRIMI Pôle Méditerrannée | The Camp in Marseille, and the Story:First and Web:First labs in Munich. As a programmer, presenter and speaker, AC works with conferences such as EFM Horizon, Changing the Picture, CPH:DOX and Silbersalz Festival.