© Nordisk Film & TV Fond photo Birgit Solhaug
The Fund’s Senior Advisor Documentary, Karolina Lidin, will moderate the online Pitch Sessions and guide us through the event with a steady hand. Karolina has 25+ years of experience on the international documentary scene and has worked at the Nordisk Film & TV Fond since 2008. Her previous positions include Film Consultant and Head of Shorts and Documentaries at the Danish Film Institute, CEO of Filmkontakt Nord, Nordisk Panorama and Nordisk Forum – and she tutors and moderates at international pitching and training sessions.
The case study TROM’s Nordic Journey will be moderated by Dominic Schreiber. He is SVP of Co-Productions and Acquisitions for Newen Connect, the distribution arm of France’s leading producer of audiovisual content. Based in the UK, he is responsible for scripted co-productions across the group, working closely with Newen’s in-house production companies as well as third-party producers and creators. In addition, he oversees the acquisition of scripted series from independent producers in the UK and other English-speaking territories, as well as Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Dominic also continues to oversee a slate of drama series projects at Reel One Entertainment, which was acquired by Newen in 2019, including an English language remake of the award-winning Belgian drama series Team Chocolate.
©DR Sales 2021 Christian Geisnæs
Noemi Ferrer Schwenk
The Producers’ Pitch will be moderated by Noemi Ferrer, Executive Director of DR Sales, the international sales department at Danish public broadcaster DR. Noemi was until Spring 2020 Head of International at the Danish Film Institute and has experience in film production and distribution having worked for renowned companies such as Prokino Filmverleih in Germany and Zentropa in Denmark. Additionally, she has a background in both public national and international film funding from the Irish Screen (Dublin) and Eurimages (Strasbourg).
Emma Louise Kottwitz Mørup
Emma Mørup will run Nordic Talents in Zoom. She will carry out all online activities and be the point of contact for Zoom-related questions. Emma has been working at Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival CPH:DOX since 2016, coordinating the festival’s co-production and financing platform CPH:FORUM. Since March 2020 she has been consulting and running online activities for various festivals and organizations in Europe.
Amila Cirkinagic will run the networking meetup in Airmeet. She will be the matchmaker for the round table meetings and point of contact for meeting requests. Amila has worked for several Nordic and European film festivals and is an experienced matchmaker, as well as curator. Currently she is working as a freelancer on various projects.