Nordisk Panorama 2022 Festival Programming Team



Gitte Hansen

Gitte is an independent consultant, tutor and mentor in the international documentary film sector, with experience in developing, financing, production and distributing documentary projects with international potential. Gitte has executive produced more than 20 international independent documentaries for First Hand Films in Zürich, where she was deputy director and headed sales and acquisitions for many years.

She is serving at national, regional and international workshops and film training schemes. Her experience includes work with filmmakers at project-driven programs such as CinéDoc-Tbilisi, IDFAcademy, DocCampus Master School, Baltic Sea Forum, Crossing Borders and Thessaloniki Doc. Gitte is mentor for the training Program Close-Up.

Gitte holds a Master of Film & Rhetoric from the University of Copenhagen.

Hawa Sanneh

Hawa Sanneh is an aspiring producer finishing her last semester at Stockholm University of The Arts. She is one of the co-founders of the diversity platform People of Film and has a history of managing and programming CinemAfrica Film Festival. She is passionate about raising stories that are not usually given space and is always keen on finding new talents and voices. Hawa’s earlier films have been screened at Tempo Film Festival, Göteborg Film Festival and Hot Docs International Film Festival.

Short Film

Lucile Bourliaud

Lucile Bourliaud has been programming films for the past eight years, collaborating with festivals in France, Quebec and the UK (including Lille International Short Film Festival and Regard Festival). In 2015 she joined the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham (UK), where she now coordinates the short film competition. She also organises regular pop-up screenings in Tours, her hometown in France, showing shorts in bars, bookshops, and vans. It’s her second year at Nordisk Panorama, and her love for Scandinavian dark comedies grows day by day.

Sam Groves

Sam Groves is the Head of Programme for one of the UK’s key cultural happenings, the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham, where he has been programming since 2011. Prior to that Sam founded KINO 10, a peripatetic short film exhibition company, and was the film programmer for the UK’s largest free arts festival Artsfest. Specialising in programming shorts, animation, experimental, live cinema, and AV performances, Sam has curated work all over the world including Germany, Estonia, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Sam is also an Artist Adviser for Jerwood in the UK.

Young Nordic

Daniel Lundquist

Daniel Lundquist graduated in arts administration in 2001. For several years he worked in various positions at the Swedish Film Institute and at the City of Malmö Culture Department. In 2009 he started working with BUFF Malmö Film Festival, the international film festival for children and young people in Malmö, Sweden. Since 2012 he is the Head of Programming at BUFF. BUFF was founded in 1984 and is a non-profit organization. The aim was, and still is, to screen good films for children and young people as well as for adults. In the cinema we get to meet different cultures, hear foreign languages and tag along on endless adventures. The festival is today an important meeting place for everyone working with children, young people and moving images.

Susanne Månsson Kandell

Susanne Månsson Kandell, from the City of Malmö’s Culture Department, has the role of arranging film screenings for children and youth, in cinemas or as digital events, as a part of the cultural program offered to schools in Malmö. She graduated from the Danish Film School as a tv-producer and has a background of arranging workshops for students and teachers in filmmaking, as well as working in television and film as a production manager and producer in both Sweden and Denmark.