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Participants
2022

ABDI ALI Acquisitions and Development Assistant Bankside Films | FANNY GAVELLE Sales Manager and Business Development Coordinator The Festival Agency | MARCIN ŁUCZAJ Head of Acquisitions New Europe Film Sales | MARTINA MOUDRA Producer & Sales Manager MINH NGUYEN Acquisitions Executive SquareOne Entertainment STEPHAN HENZ Acquisitions & Head of Programming DCM & Arthouose Commercio Movie | VITO MARCHIANO Sales Manager Rushlake Media YI HU Sales Manager GFM Film Sales

 

Abdi Ali

Graduate from Regents University London - Film & Screen. Abdi started his film career as a Sales Team Assistant at Mister Smith Entertainment, Film and Literary Assistant at Michelle Kass Associates and Development Team Assistant at Wildgaze Films. Throughout his career Abdi had a long and a keen interest in the acquisitions and development side of the film industry and joined Bankside Films as Acquisitions and Development assistant in the summer of 2020.

Fanny Gavelle

Fanny Gavelle joined TFA in January 2020. She’s become Sales Manager and Business Development Coordinator. Within the company, she handles new acquisition of films and develops their international festival strategy. She is the point person for European, North American, African, and Asian festivals and she also has a focus on genre films internationally. She also coordinates activities for one-off unique projects undertaken by the company.

Marcin Łuczaj

Marcin is a graduate of film studies at University of Lodz and cultural studies at University of Warsaw. He works in New Europe Film Sales dealing with acquiring new projects and coordinating their development, financing and co-production. Selected as one of the Future Leaders 2021 by Screen International. He has been cooperating with many co-production markets for years, working as a selectionner and consultant for Cinemart at Rotterdam Film Festival, Torino Film Lab Script Lab or When East Meets West.

Martina Moudra

Martina Moudrá is producer, sales manager and public relations manager with main focus on film sales. For ten years she worked as Associate Producer to Director and Producer Jan Sverak who runs his own company Biograf Jan Sverak. Martina was in charge of every development and release of the company - feature films, experimental short films, live broadcast or theatre show dealing mainly with financing, completing, distribution, public relations and sales.

Minh Nguyen

Minh was born and raised in Hanau and started his career as Production Intern at Neuesuper. He discovered Sales & Distribution through internships and part-time work at K5 International, Plaion Pictures, Film Constellation, and Maxdome. After graduation, he worked in Sales at eOne Germany, Rocket Science, and The Playmaker before joining SquareOne as Acquisitions Executive in 2019. He is an alumnus of Atelier Ludwigs-Paris and CICAE Art Cinema.

Stephan Henz

Stephan started his career in the film industry with an internship at the ZFF which developed into a five-year engagement. With DCM, he had the chance to get to know the distribution part of the film industry. Two years ago, DCM decided to invest in the cinema chain "Arthouse Kinos" which presented him with the exciting chance to become the head of programming for the five cinemas while continuing to work for DCM in acquisitions.

Vito Marchiano

Rushlake Media creates, develops and scales streaming brands worldwide. Based on the own proprietary streaming technology, as well as on third-party platforms we address the content needs of specific target groups or niche audiences more efficiently and enable rapid deployment and profitable monetization.

Yi Hu

Yi was born and raised in Hangzhou, China. She previously worked for Wes Anderson’s stop motion film Isle of Dogs, where she also contributed in making origami in the art department. Before joining the GFM team she studied MA Filmmaking at Goldsmiths, University of London. Yi currently works as Sales Manager at GFM Animation and GFM Film Sales in London.