Seven UK professionals chosen for Inside Pictures 2011
Inside Pictures, the film industry training and leadership development programme, has announced the names of the fifteen successful applicants to its 2011 programme. In its eighth year, the programme is open for the first time to applicants from all over Europe. The group was selected from around one hundred applications and includes seven UK-based participants. The fifteen selected participants are:
- Wolfgang Behr, Producer and Shareholder, Neue Bioskop Film (Germany)
- Thomas Benski, Producer and Managing Director, Pulse Films (France/Brazil)
- Camilla Bray, Producer, Sixteen Films (UK)
- Leon Clarance, Investment Director and Head of Media, Octopus Investments (UK)
- Bert Hamelinck, Producer and Managing Director, Caviar (Belgium)
- Phil Hunt, Co-managing Director, Bankside Films (UK)
- Ivana Mackinnon, Independent Producer (UK)
- Spyro Markensis, Vice President Business and Legal Affairs, Momentum Pictures (UK)
- John McDonnell, Producer, Fantastic Films (Ireland)
- Yogita Puri, Head of Business Affairs, Revolver Entertainment (UK)
- Audrey Sheils, Head of Distribution, Element Pictures (Ireland)
- Andrew Turner, Director of Theatrical Sales, Twentieth Century Fox (UK)
- Charlotte Van Weede, Head of Sales, Protagonist Pictures (The Netherlands)
- Sonia Voss, Chief Operating Officer, Cofinova (France)
- Sofie Wanting Hassing, Producer, Fiddler’s Green (Denmark).
Inside Pictures comprises three intensive one-week modules taking place in London, UK and Los Angeles, USA between June and December 2011. The focus of Inside Pictures is to deliver to its participants cutting edge industry business knowledge and high-level management skills, as well as an enhanced profile within a cross-industry, global network. Seminars, workshops, studio visits and events will cover all aspects of the international film business – from development through production, financing, worldwide distribution, marketing and the latest digital developments.
Inside Pictures is a Qwerty Films initiative in partnership with the National Film and Television School (NFTS), and is funded by MEDIA and Skillset.