NPM one-to-one 2023

You can request meetings with the international market professionals and Nordic film institute representatives below. The list will be updated continuously. Availability is only for decision makers attending the on site festival.

To request a meeting, send an email to Miguel Villa/ Jim Connell-Moylan, by Friday 8 September 2023.

Please specify your arrival/departure and the order of wishes, if there is more than one Market Professional you’d like to book a meeting with. In order to match you accordingly, make sure to include details on the project/topic you’d like to have a meeting about. If the available time for a Decision Maker is not suitable, let us know and we will try to accommodate you if possible.

Market Professionals 2023

Gabriela Seidel-Hollaender
Head of Industry

Time available:
Friday, 22 Sept, 10.30 – 11.30
Sunday, 24 Sept, 10.30-11.30

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
The International Short Film Festival Winterthur is Switzerland’s largest short film festival. The festival takes place each year in November. It is a popular audience event and an important platform for European short films. OSCAR qualifying Festival in the category of short films.

Ania Trzebiatowska
Festival Programmer

Sundance Film Festival
The Sundance Film Festival is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. Their annual program includes dramatic and documentary features and short films; series and episodic content; and New Frontier, showcasing emerging media in the form of multimedia installations, performances, and films. We also host daily filmmaker conversations, panel discussions, and other events. Since 1985, hundreds of films launched at the Festival have gone on to gain critical acclaim and reach new audiences worldwide.

Valentina Chamorro Westergårdh & Vera Lanå
Comissioning Editor

Time available:
Saturday, 23 Sept, 15.30 – 18.00

Sveriges Television AB, shortened to SVT is the Swedish national public television broadcaster, funded by a public service tax on personal income set by the Riksdag.

Diego Mas Trelles
Head of Industry

The annual meeting for professionals and audience alike that takes place in the city of Barcelona. DocsBarcelona is compound of the Festival and the Pitching Forum. The Pitching Forum has been since 1997 the area for the professionals. During two days 24 projects are presented to a panel of commissioning editors. The Festival was born in 2007 screening more than 30 documentaries each year always introduced by their directors.

Marie Erbs Ørbæk
Programmer & Head of Live Events

CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, is one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the world. The festival programme at CPH:DOX ranges from the works of major international directors to new talent, from spectacular premieres to experimental film/video works in the field between cinema and visual art.

Radka Weiserová
Programmer & Manager

Time available:
Friday 22 Sept, 15.00 – 17.00
Saturday 23 Sept, 15.00 – 17.00

Pragueshorts Film Festival
The Pragueshorts Film Festival is a competitive festival of short films. Its aim is to contribute to the development and promotion of artistic short films and their production.

Joaquim Pedro Pinheiro
Distributor and programmer

Time available:
Saturday 23 Sept, 15.30-16.30
Sunday 24 Sept, 15.30-16.30

Curtas Vila do Conde IFF
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, created in 1993, is one of the most important cinematographic and cultural events in Portugal dedicated to short-films and annually produced in July, in the city Vila do Conde.

Stine Wangler
Sales and Acquisition

Time available:  Sunday 24 Sept

Kurzfilm Agentur Hamburg
Since the middle of the 90s, Kurzfilm Agentur have been licensing usage rights of short films from their catalogue, which currently consists of circa 200 international films of all genres and subject matters. They add about 15 top quality current short films every year.

Anne Gaschütz
Festival Co-Director

Time available:
Saturday 23  Sept, 15.30-16.30
Sunday 24 Sept, 15.00-15.30

Filmfest Dresden
Dresden festival presents the best short films from around the world and attracts more than 20,000 visitors, including around 500 accredited guests. Since 1989, our festival has understood itself as a forum for political discourse and intercultural exchange.

Sydney Neter
Managing Director

Time available:
Saturday, 23 Sept, 15:30 to 16:30
Sunday, 24 Sept, 16:00 to 17:00

SND Films
SND Films is an international sales agent founded by Sydney Neter in 1994, selling award winning short films, tv-movies and wonderful documentaires.

Corrigan Lowe

Time available:
Sunday 24th Sept, 11.00-12.00

Sheffield DocFest
Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival and one of the world’s most influential markets for documentary projects. We champion and present the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – in the vibrant city of Sheffield each June. We offer makers and audiences a place for inspiration, debate, development, learning and challenge. Our programming represents our core values – creativity, empathy, freedom, inclusivity and internationalism.

Ludvig Rodman

Time available:
Saturday, 23 Sept, 15:30 to 17:00

Film i Skåne
Film i Skåne is a regional resource and production centre for film with the task of promoting all aspects of film. Since 2009, Film i Skåne is part of Business Region Skåne and co-financed by the Swedish Film Institute. Through co-production of short, documentary and feature films we develop the audiovisual infrastructure in Skåne. FiSK operates as a co-producer with demands settled individually in each co-production agreement.

Lucy Pizaña

Time available:
Sunday, 24 Sept 15:00 – 17:00
Monday from 13:30

interfilm Berlin Short Film Distribution & Sales
interfilm’s internationally operating short film sales and distribution agency has been established in 1999, offering an ever-expanding catalogue of internationally successful and outstanding short films to cinemas, TV, internet, educational, closed-circuit and other media worldwide. interfilm Berlin also hosts the Academy Award© qualifying interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival, one of the biggest festivals for short film, operating since 1982.

Ulrika Bandeira

Time Available: 
Sunday, 24 Sept 15:00 – 17:00

Tempo Dokumentärfestival
Tempo Documentary Festival is the largest festival of its kind in Sweden. Founded in 1998, Tempo has since the start presented creative documentaries from all over the world, which would otherwise not reach the Swedish audience.

Nordic Film Institute Representatives

Anne Marie Kürstein
Festival Manager, Documentary films
Danish Film Institute

Time available: Sunday 24 sept, 10.00-12.00

Toril Simonsen / Elisabeth Aalmo
Head of International Relations/Documentary films
Norwegian Film Institute

Arna Marie Bersaas
Senior Advisor, Short Films
Norwegian Film Institute

Sara Rüster
Festival Manager, Shorts and Docs
Swedish Film Institute

Jing Haase
Festival Manager, Shorts and Docs
Swedish Film Institute

Josefina Mothander
Festival Manager, Shorts and Docs
Swedish Film Institute

Otto Suuronen
Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Short Films

Finnish Film Foundation

Ami Ekström
Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Documentary Films

Swedish Film Institute

Eero Tammi
Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Documentary Films

Finnish Film Institute

Availability: Sunday 24 Sept, From 16.00

Iris Olsson
Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Documentary Films

Finnish Film Institute

Availability: Sunday 24 Sept, From 15.00

Christof Wehmeier
Festival Manager

Icelandic Film Centre