Selection Committee of China Screen 2018
Comité de pré-sélection Ecrans de Chine 2018
Journalist and documentary producer. Founder of StoryDoc an Educational Institute for documentaries, based in Greece but acting in Southeastern Europe and the Middle East where it is providing training workshops, pitching forums and co- production / industry events.
Director of the AegeanDocs International Film Festival. Member of EDN, the Anna Lindh Foundation. Board Member of World History Producers and World HistoryMakers. Former General Manager of ERT and private TV stations.
After Growing up in China, she graduated from secondary school in Hong Kong. At the age of 19, she left the island, still under British rule at the time, and came to France to study filmmaking. Entering by chance the world of journalism, she worked for more than 4 years at Phoenix Satellite Television as a European journalist. From 2008 to June 2014, she headed the Paris office of the Sing Tao Daily newspaper with headquarters in Hong Kong. Since June 2014, she collaborates with several different Chinese media.
Kaisu Isto studied literature, history of art and history of film. She was involved in the organization of international film festivals from 1986 to 1991. She worked as Acquisition Executive for feature films at the public broadcaster
YLE until 2007. The next five years she acted as Film Commissioner at the Finnish Film Foundation, where she was responsible for feature film script development and production subsidies, as well as international co-productions. Currently she is a freelance consultant for script development and financing.
Francesca Frigo studied cinema in Rome, where she was born. She worked in fiction films, camera department, before developing a passion for documentaries. So, working as a filmmaker on a documentary for Italian television, she moved to Turin, where she lives since 2007. There, she manages a film production company,
BabyDoc Film, directing films, whether documentaries or fiction,
with a very tight involvement with reality. In 2013 she directed « Sanperé! – Great Thunderbolts », a documentary about a group of African refugees, escaped from Libya after the fall of Gaddafi fall.
Marina majored in Literature, with a focus on English. She worked for many years for the Institute of The Encyclopedia Italiana Treccani. She was also a librarian, a teacher as well as a translator and chief editor. Since 2009, she is President of the Publishing Services Company ID-Cultura, developing her business in Communication and Culture.
Markus graduated at Hamburg university and lives in Italy since many years. He is a global Media Expert, and as such is a Senior Consultant to international institutions. He works on International Cooperation Projects in Television and Crossmedia, for clients like RAI CULTURA, COPEAM, GZDOC and others.
Born in Cologne in Germany on 10th May 1949, Michel Noll lives in France since more than 40 years. After reading Economics and Sociology at Cologne University, he became a Filmmaker when, in 1977, he joined TELECIP in Paris, the then leading French independent production company. Today, he has close to 200 films to his credit and runs Paris-based ICTV, specializing in geopolitical documentaries, social issue films and discovery programs.
Dominique was born in Provence. After graduating from Marseille Business School, she studied Chinese language in Taipei and worked in Taiwan for a few years. Afterwards, she studied history of art and museology in Ecole du Louvre, and obtained a Master in Chinese Studies from Paris-Diderot University. She has lived in New York and Hong Kong, now in Paris again, working as literary translator (especially Chinese contemporary novels) and consultant in intercultural exchange, mainly for the movie industry (promoting sino-european coproduction projects).
Born in Taiwan, Jiann-Yuh has grown up in Switzerland, Iran and Brazil, then studied in France. He graduated from Ecole normale supérieure and from the philosophy faculty of Sorbonne University. He worked as teacher, journalist and documentaries producer, and has translated several Chinese novels in French. For 15 years, he has been active in the promotion of economic and cultural exchanges between France and China, as director of Comité France-Chine and Fondation Victor Segalen.