WIFT Germany Berlinale-Event 2018

Closing the Gap 

A seminar with Creatives and Financiers
on how to take action towards 50/50 by 2020.



Panel 1: Creative choices
World class filmmakers discuss art and creativity.

Emily Atef, director, 3 Days in Quiberon, (In Competition, Germany/Austria/France)
Pernille Fischer Christensen, director, Becoming Astrid (Berlinale Special Gala, Sweden/Germany/Denmark)
Fanni Metelius, director, The Heart (Rotterdam Film Festival’s 2018 Bright Future, Sweden)
Moderator: Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute. 

Panel 2: Generating quality by securing equality 
A panel on how to ensure quality by promoting gender equality and diversity through funding.

Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute
Christine Berg, deputy CEO of the German Federal Film Board
Laurence Lascary, producer, The Climb
Rena Ronson, Partner and Head of the Independent Film Group at United Talent Agency (UTA). Rena is one of the industry’s pre-eminent packaging and finance executives, with a focus on global film finance, distribution and marketing strategies for independent and co-financed features. 
Joyce Pierpoline, award-winning producer, and a co-chair of the Women’s Impact Network at the Producers Guild of America (PGA), as well as a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and the European Film Academy (EFA) 
Moderator: Andrea Reuter, journalist.


9:00 am: Registration
9:30 am: Coffee 
10:00 am: Start
1:00 pm: End 

WIFT members from all chapters: Free Admission (registration required)
Non-Members: 15 €

Please note:

Drinks & snacks included
Limited capacity!
Please be in time – late admissions can not be guaranteed. 


Registration here. 

Samstag, 17. Februar 2018

09:00 – 13:00 Uhr

Meistersaal, 38 Köthener Straße, 10963 Berlin