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Close Up With...

Commissioners and key funders reveal their programming strategies, commissioning structures and what they really want from producers in these intimate discussions.


A24 Documentaries
Sarba Das, Head Of Creative

ARTE France
Mark Edwards, Commissioning Editor

Al Jazeera English - Witness
Reem Haddad, Senior Producer
Poh Si Teng, Senior Commissioning Producer

BBC Storyville
Hayley Reynolds, Assistant Commissioning Editor

Chicken & Egg Pictures
Kelly Duane De La Vega, Program & Partnerships Manager

Field of Vision
Kristen Fitzpatrick, Managing Director

Impact Partners
Lauren Haber, Head of Development

NHK & NHK Enterprises
Yoko Imai, Executive Producer For International Co-production

PBS - American Documentary | POV
Chris White, Executive Producer

Radio Télévision Suisse
Gaspard Lamunière, Commissioning Editor

Sveriges Television (SVT)
Axel Arnö, Commissioning Editor

Shopify Studios
Colin Mcrae, Executive Producer

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Presenting Partners

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