The New Foundation for Cinema and Television (NFCT), Israel
Dorit Inbar is the General Manager of the Israeli New Foundation for Cinema and Television – and is the Vice-Chairperson of the Israel Broadcasting Authority. NFCT is the major driving force in documentary filmmaking in Israel. Since its establishment in 1994, NFCT has supported the production of over 200 documentaries and has greatly contributed to the success of Israeli documentaries overseas.
The Ankara Cinema Association, Turkey
Ahmet Boyacioglu is the Chairman of Ankara Cinema Association, founder and General Secretary of the "Festival on Wheels" (since 1995). Mr. Boyacioglu is also a former representative of Turkey in Eurimage.
VOF Appel&Honigmann, the Netherlands
Acclaimed filmmaker John Appel from VOF Appel&Honigmann, a production company in the Netherlands, has directed and produced many films over the years and was also a tutor at the Binger International Documentary Workshops and at Master-classes at IDFA.
New York, USA
Bruni Burres has been working at the intersection between human rights and arts and culture as a curator, producer, and consultant for the past 20 years. She is currently a Senior Consultant for the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Program and the World Cinema Foundation. From 1991 to 2008 Bruni was the director of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, which she also co-founded. In 2011, in partnership with the International Center for Transitional Justice, Bruni produced the documentary La Toma (The Siege), which explores the lasting cultural and political impact of the 1985 siege of the Palace of Justice in Colombia.
Vincent Melilli is the initiator & Director of ESAV- School of Visual Arts, Marrakech.
The Marrakech School of Visual Arts, is engaged in training students for careers in film, television and visual communications (graphic arts and multimedia design.)
Founded and financed by The Foundation Susanna Biedermann in partnership with the University Cadi Ayyad of Marrakech, ESAV is a non-profit organization dedicated to public service. It is the fruit of the collaboration of Susanna Biedermann, Max Alioth and Vincent Melilli, visionaries in creating and managing cultural centers in Marrakech.
Canal France International - CFI
CFI acted in the past 20 years as the French operator in media cooperation in Africa, the Mediterranean region, the Balkans, Caucasia and Asia. As a France Televisions Subsidiary,CFI is funded by the French Ministry of foreign and European affairs to lead a network of partners in the media sector.
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Antonio Saura is a film, documentary and television producer and writer and the Director of Zampa Audiovisual, a production company in Spain speciallized in quality films and documentaries. Mr. Saura has had a lasting contribution in film training, having been one of the creators of the Media Business School. He was also the creator and director of the selection committee of MEDEA.