Vice President Content Sales, UK & EMEA
Ros Ali has enjoyed a long career in broadcast distribution, selling natural history and wildlife documentaries as well as other factual genres, to broadcasters around the globe, working for Electric Sky, Earth Touch and currently Flame Distribution.
Jury of the International Film Review
Vice President Content Sales, UK & EMEA
Eleonora started to work from 1988 at the Radio and Television Institute of Morelos as a writer, producer and presenter. In 2009, she co-founded Cinema Planeta, the International Festival of Environmental Films of Mexico which she has co-directed ever since. From 2011 to 2013, she hosted a film program on the news channel TVC Ambientales. She is founder and board member of the Green Film Network as well as the Culture Seminar of Mexico, Chapter Cuernavaca, and the Mexican Film Festivals Network.
Earth Touch is composed of three affiliated entities: production companies in Durban and Washington DC, and a sales and distribution office in London. Earth Touch is a specialist in factual production and distribution, in particular natural history documentary and factual entertainment series and films. It has an extensive archive of over 9000 hours of high-quality HD and UHD material, as well as over 300 hours of blue chip original programming.
Hat Trick International Ltd. Hat Trick International [HTI] is the distribution arm of Hat Trick Productions, one of the UK's most successful independent production companies. Established in 1998 to represent Hat Trick's formats and finished programmes, HTI exploits all of Hat Trick's intellectual property, as well as that from third parties, including factual producers Plum Pictures, Emporium Productions, Keo Films, Outline Productions, Hungry Bear Media and Pulse Films. With more than 25 years experience in the programme distribution industry, Elfyn joined Hat Trick International in 2012.
Peter O’Brien is an environmental media consultant, working with filmmakers and festival organizers to strengthen the impact of films about the environment. He has advised filmmakers and film festivals in the U.S. and internationally. From 2008-2014 he was Executive Director of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, and is currently a member of the EFF board of directors. He is also a board member of the Green Film Network, an international film festival consortium, and of the American Resilience Project, which produces media about climate change adaption in the U.S.
Antonin Haddad, Director and programmer since ten years of the "Festival International du Film d'Environnement FReDD" in France. Ingeneer training in rural development of suburbans areas and its links with the urban commercial short supply chain networks. Jury in several green film festival in the past (Ecozine, IIGFF, Cinemare, Life after Oil, GreenFest...). The FReDD festival is permanent member of the Green Film Network.
Journalist, author and director of more than fifty international TV documentaries, producer, developer and author of dozens of nonfiction formats and series. Since 2014 lectures at the University of Applied Sciences, Vienna. Lecture on basics of script writing and filmproduction. Since 2005 lectures at the Dept. of Antropholgy, University of Vienna, seminar on documentary filming and production. 1993 co founder and executive producer of Cosmos Factory Filmproduktion in Vienna. Since 1990 various articles for magazines and books focusing on scientific topics.
More than 30 years he has been directing movies and writing scripts in animation and action genres too. Ha has made five full-night ficton movie, around 150 episodes of TV series, commercials, videos, documentary and informative films, moreover he wrote more than one hundred scripts. He worked all of the big Hungarian animation studios, the Hungarian Television, one Australian, two American, one South-Korean, one Taiwan, one Indian and one Arabic Studio. The only Hungarian director who won EMMY prize.
Joanna Rathe is working in the television industry for over 14 years. She has been acquiring factual content for thematic channels in Poland. Currently, she holds the position of Senior Programme Manager at BBC Studios Poland. She is also Director of International Mountain Film Competition during Mountain Film Meetings in Zakopane, Poland.