• Zurich
    Summit

Programme 2021: Revolution & Reinvention

 

 

Read the Market.
Connect with Peers.
Refine Your Strategy.

 

09:00 – Coffee & Registration

09:30 - WELCOME

  • Christian Jungen - Artistic Director, ZFF
  • Reta Guetg - Head of Industry, ZFF
  • Wendy Mitchell - Host of the day

09:30 - REINVENTING MGM: HOW PAMELA ABDY AND MICHAEL DE LUCA HAVE CREATED A HOME FOR EVERY KIND OF STORYTELLER

  • Pamela Abdy - MGM Motion Picture Group, President
  • Michael de Luca - MGM Motion Picture Group, Chairman
  • Moderator: Roeg Sutherland - CAA, Co-Head

10:00 - CREATIVE FINANCING & PRODUCING IN EUROPE

  • Giorgos Karnavas - Heretic, Co-Founder and Producer
  • Gudny Hummelvoll, Hummelfilm, CEO and Producer
  • Dan Wechsler - Bord Cadre Films, Founder
  • Moderator: Tom Grater - Deadline, International Film Reporter

10:50 – Coffee Break

11:10 - THE STREAMING WARS - BATTLEGROUND SWITZERLAND

  • Bakel Walden - SRG SSR, Director of Development and Offering

11:40 - HOW TO... WORK WITH STREAMERS

  • Lars Wiebe - Netflix, Manager International Original Film (DACH)
  • Mats Frey - Writer/Producer
  • Anita Wasser - Turnus Films, Producer and Co-Owner
  • Benito Mueller - Barry Films, Co-Founder and Producer
  • Moderator: Beatrice Neumann - International Screen Institute, Course Director

12:45 – Lunch

13:45 - THE STATE OF GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

  • Danny Perkins - Elysian Film Group, CEO and Founder
  • Dan Steinman - 30West, Co-President and COO
  • Laure Parleani - Totem Films, Co-Founder
  • Robert Walak - President of AC Studios, Anonymous Content
  • Moderator: Maren Olsen - CAA, Agent

14:45 - SPECIAL GUEST

15:15 - NEW IDEAS FROM THE NORDICS

  • Kim Magnusson - Scandinavian Film Distribution, Head of Creative and Development
  • Roosa Toivonen - Aurora Studios, Head of Creative
  • Moderator: Julia Short - International Screen Institute, Head of Studies

15:45 – Coffee Break

16:00 - CHAMPIONING DIVERSE STORIES...AND REACHING NEW AUDIENCES

  • Miranda Fleming - Bohemia Fantasia, Marketing Director

16:30 - EUROPEAN FILM: CRISIS OR CONFIDENCE?

  • Matthijs Wouter Knol - European Film Academy, CEO and Director
  • Moderator: Wendy Mitchell - Journalist, Film festival consultant

16:50 - WRAP UP & THANKS

17:00 – Closing Drinks