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EDN Members of the Month

In our monthly interview series "EDN Member of the Month", we focus on one of our many members to show both members in the spotlight and the diversity of the EDN membership group. Below you will find an overview of our previous EDN members of the month. Use the navigation bar below to display all Members of the Month for a specific year.


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Bram Crols — Associate Directors (Belgium)

Bram Crols is part of the production company Associate Directors based in Antwerp in Belgium. The company was launched in 1991 and focuses on (co)-producing creative documentaries for an international audience. The productions concentrate on social relevant issues and cultural in-depth stories.  ... [read more].

Didem Ayberkin — Ankara Movie House (Turkey)

Didem Ayberkin is born in Mersin, Turkey and she has studied advertising and public relations at Anadolu University. After university she worked in communications and event management, but a love for the cinema drove her towards film production and she started to write scripts for TV series. In 2013 Didem joined Ankara Movie House, a production company based in Ankara producing future length movies ... [read more].

Ileana Stanculescu — ART-DOC (Romania)

Before becoming a producer Ileana Stanculescu studied at the film academy Konrad Wolf in Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany. Her first feature documentary The Bridge was co-financed by the Jan Vrijman Fund, won the First Appearance Award at IDFA in 2004 and the Main Award at the Cinefest in Hungary the year after ... [read more].

Estelle Robin-You — Les Films du Balibari (France)

Estelle Robin-You is producer at the French company Les Films du Balibari based in Nantes. Before returning to her native country to work with film production she lived and worked in Ireland throughout her twenties. Estelle’s productions have been selected in festivals throughout the world, such as Vision du réel - Nyon, Planet Doc Review - Warsaw, Cinéma du réel ... [read more].

Rebecca Knapp — The Content Providers (United Kingdom)

Rebecca Knapp has been involved in film and television production for the past fifteen years, working across Europe, Africa, Canada and the USA. After graduating with an honours Law degree from Edinburgh University she produced her first short film entitled Smashing. She then went on to produce a series of shorts through her production company Synergen SMK for funders such as the UK Film Council ... [read more].

Sascha Schöberl — Saschafilm (Germany)

Sascha Schöberl originates from Germany, but is now having the whole world as his work place and home. He is working both as director, DOP and editor of documentary films and primarily divides his time between Europe, Asia and the USA. Sascha has a BA in film-making arts and has worked in the business since 2004 ... [read more].

Sara Afreen — Beginning Production (Bangladesh)

Sara Afreen is one of the very few young upcoming producers from Bangladesh. She graduated as an architect, did her career in advertising and communication, before enrolling into filmmaking with her debut short production titled Stories of Change (2008). Sara’s recent feature-length creative documentary Are You Listening! (Kamar Ahmad Simon, 2012) was the ... [read more].

Milton Tabbot — Independent Filmmaker Project (USA)

IFP came into existence in 1979 when it debuted with a program in the 1979 New York Film Festival, and it has since then evolved into the oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers in the United States, and also the premier advocate for them. Currently, IFP represents a network of 10,000 filmmakers ... [read more].

Calum Gray — Independent Film Company (United Kingdom)

Calum Gray has acted as international sales agent on such titles as Exit Through The Gift Shop (Banksy, 2010), Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman, 2012) and Manda Bala - Send a Bullet (Jason Kohn, 2007). Internationally the company has produced and sold such titles as We Need To Talk About Kevin ... [read more].

Stina Gardell — Mantaray Film (Sweden)

Stina Gardell is educated from the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. After directing several radio- and film documentaries and working as a producer at the Swedish Radio, Stina started the production company Mantaray Film in 2005.  As a producer Stina has received some of the most prestigious Swedish awards ... [read more].