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PROGRAM COORDINATOR, TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE, NEW YORK
Amelie is from Paris where she studied Comparative Literature and Political Sciences. She worked in content, programming and marketing for the European TV Channel, Arte, and at MK2, the first independent group of the French film industry before moving to New York in 2012. After a year as a Development Associate and Operation Manager at UnionDocs, a center for Documentary Arts in Brooklyn, she joined the Digital Initiatives Department of the Tribeca Film Institute as a Program Coordinator.
MANAGER DIGITAL INITIATIVES, TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE, NEW YORK
Opeyemi Olukemi has managed the TFI New Media Fund since 2011 and has expanded the Digital Initiatives department to include TFI Interactive—a day-long immersion into the world of digital storytelling, Tribeca Sandbox—an interactive field report, and Tribeca Hacks—a playground of exploration for filmmakers and technologists. Opeyemi frequently engages with content creators to embrace emerging platforms and tackle tech integration. On twitter: @OpeOluOla
The Marketing Catalysts, Berlin
AC founded THE MARKETING CATALYSTS to offer consulting, coaching, ideation and matchmaking services for 'tech culture' and creative minded people at the intersection of tech with film, music, design and arts. We boost the marketing planning of creative and innovative companies with a focus on the specific challenges of entering new markets – especially on the international scale, as we are based in Berlin, but also at home in Zurich and New York. AC has a specific focus in film, also through an additional scriptwriting background at MasterSchool, and the advanced production and documentary education programmes of Raindance. AC is as well speaker, tutor and/or presenter for events in the field of marketing for creative tech projects.
AUTHOR AND INTERACTIVE PRODUCER, BERLIN
Founder and Owner of Deep Inc., Toronto
Thomas Wallner is founder and owner of DEEP Inc. as well as producer, writer, director and game designer working in feature film, television, games and interactive media. In addition to producing innovative cross-media properties for television, he has written and directed eight award-winning feature documentaries (latest theatrical feature The Guantanamo Trap) that have been broadcast in more than 30 countries. As creative storyteller, he combines his experience in filmmaking with the interactive media world and pushes the limits of interactive narrative. He also brought Alternate Reality Gaming into television mainstream with Emmy Award winning Fallenand Regenesis. The first interactive feature drama Late Fragment, produced by the NFB and the Canadian Film Centra, is based on Thomas Wallners story concept. Thomas is a recipient of numerous honours including two Emmy Awards with a total of five nominations, three Geminis, a Rose d’Or, two SXSW Interactive Awards, two Webbys and two CNMA’s.