The speakers and topics are
Eline Flipse, Independent Motion Pictures and Film Professional
'What is actually a documentary?'
It sounds simple, but there are some misunderstandings about the meaning of the concept.
Once that is resolved, I will consider its future.
One of the issues: is a documentary a journalistic quest or is it art? Or both?
Eventually it's a personal view on my own work and my wish for the future
Wendy L. Bernfeld, Founder, Managing Director, Rights Stuff
Wendy Bernfeld will present a short talk on the evolving future of film, from the business and creative perspective. She will outline various new approaches and opportunities regarding producing / distributing / funding films, embracing cross- platform / transmedia via international VOD platforms, brands, tech companies and other new partners, and also via innovative (non traditional) ''windows''. The importance of engaging with audiences long before the film is released eg via online sourcing and social networks, is also discussed.
Paul Breuls, CEO, Corsan NV, Producer & Director
Dialogue about European Dreams
Jonathan Marks talks with Paul Breuls about Corsan - a fully integrated international operating film development, financing, production and sales company headquartered in Antwerp - its international positioning and the challenges involved / the rich culture of Film Festivals / European versus American values in movies / working with Robert de Niro and John Travolta / and about the European Dreams ...
Moderated by Jonathan Marks, Director, Critical Distance
Club of Amsterdam