Peter Jäger /AT/
CEO – AUTLOOK Filmsales GmbH
Born in Belgium, studied law and philosophy; was a filmmagazine ‘Commercial & Marketing Director’ and a ‘Marketing & Acquisitions Consultant’ for several major independent film distributors and film exhibitors. In 2005, together with Austrian producers founded and became CEO of Autlook Filmsales. Peter is a distribution panel member of MEDIA Programme and an expert-panellist for several major Festivals as well as a jurymember of the Vienna and Flemish Filmfund, regularly invited as guest-lecturer on ‘International Distribution & Marketing’ to Film academies & National Film Institutes.
Line Halvorsen /NO/
Line has almost 20 years experience in the field of documentary film making as a director and editor. Her most recent films are A Stone’s Throw Away, USA vs Al-Arian and Living Without Money, which all have won multiple awards. Over the last few years she has specialised as an impact producer focusing on alternative distribution and outreach work.
Hanne Phlypo /BE/
Producer – Clin d’oeil films
Hanne has years of experience as a location hunter, production manager and assistant-director for several movies in Belgium and abroad. Her experience on the set and during the production process enables her to have a global, all encompassing vision of producing and directing an audio-visual work.
With Clin d’oeil she develops her own projects and at the same time produces movies she believes in because they are part of a humanistic tradition and show an unbiased openness to the world.
Kobi Shely /IL/
Marketing Expert – Distrify
Kobi is an online film marketing expert, specializing in social media. He previously served as marketing and publishers connections manager at Hyperclip, a video advertising start-up he co founded. Kobi’s main passion has always been film, and he’s also an award winning filmmaker, his indie doc MacHEADS – on Apple crazy fanatics – broke sales records, rocking the leading VOD streaming sites, including iTunes and Hulu, and was aired on CNBC. Since 2007 Kobi has written on the state and evolution of filmmaking from his blog DocMovies. Tribeca Film Institute chose his twitter as “15 Twitter Feeds Every Filmmaker Should Follow!”
Thomas Tielsch /DE/
CEO – FILMTANK GmbH
Thomas founded FILMTANK GmbH in 2001 together with Wüste Film (i.e. Head-On by Fatih Akin). The company develops and produces creative and TV documentaries, and cross media formats. The company has been responsible for the production of more than 50 documentaries since its inception, many of them as international coproductions. Emphasis in terms of subject-matter is placed on current social developments, cultural phenomena, arts and history. Recent films include The Woman with the 5 Elephants 2009, The Venice Syndrome 2012, Cesars Grill 2013, Love & Engeneering 2014 (Visions du Réel 2014), Bugarach 2014, Souvenir 2014.