Talents Circles: Building on Common Ground

Archived event Berlin 2020
Time / Location
Feb 23rd 2020 / HAU2
moderated by AC Coppens
Access with festival or market Badge.

Hosted by Robert Bosch Stiftung and The Royal Film Commission Jordan.

Focusing on teams working in the Arab World and in East Africa, this Circle event invites filmmakers and guests to help you find the right partners for your projects. The focus on audience development this year brings producers, distributors and financiers from several international institutions together: re­presentatives from the World Cinema Fund, Docu Box (The East African Docu­men­tary Film Fund), TorinoFilmLab and International Media Support Copenhagen discuss funding and collaborative possibilities, while the head of the Royal Film Commission Jordan provides advice on how to facilitate productions in the region.

Philipp Hoffmann (Founder/ Managing Director, Rushlake Media) and Cindy Mbae (Acquisitions Manager, Rushlake Media)
Irit Neidhardt (Producer, Distributor)
Vincenzo Bugno, Isona Admetlla Font (World Cinema Fund) and Daniele Segre, Angelica Cantisani (TorinoFilmLab)
Rasmus Steen, Henrik Underbjerg (International Media Support Copenhagen) and Njonjo Kiroga, Mudamba Mudamba (Docu Box)
Thibaut Bracq and Ali Hajji (Atlas Workshop / Marrakech International Film Festival)
Dana Alawneh (NAAS Network of Arab Alternative Screens) and Talal Afifi (Sudan Film Factory)
AC Coppens

AC Coppens is the founder of The Marketing Catalysts, a boutique agency that boosts the development of innovative and creative players working in digital tech and film, immersive media, design, music and sound. It also curates and presents conference programmes in these fields (such as EFM Horizon, Cannes NEXT, CPH:DOX and Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival) and represents international speakers at the intersection of innovative technologies and creative content.