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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Oscar Hedin has been working through the company Film and Tell since 2010 and prior to that he made a number of films - among others A National Team without a Nation (2005), which won the Golden Palm at the Beverly Hills Films Festival, My Father is Mentally Disabled (2008) nominated for the Red Cross ... [read more].
Ryley Grunenwald — Marie-Vérité Films (South Africa, France)
Ryley Grunenwald is a South African documentary filmmaker and managing director of Marie-Vérité Films, which focuses on delivering engaging documentary content to the international market. After several years as a cinematographer, The Dawn of a New Day (2011) was Ryley’s debut as director and producer ... [read more].
Claas Danielsen was born in Hamburg, Germany and after working as a journalist and getting practical training in film production companies he studied documentary directing at the Munich Film Academy. He made seven documentaries of which several did an extensive festival tour, won international awards and were sold to European broadcasters ... [read more].
Ivan Rubio — Redpinata (Germany)
Redpinata was founded in Hamburg in 2010 with the mission to make ideas into reality. The focus of the production house has so far been on the production of TV commercials and cinema advertising, viral and web videos, event and corporate videos, as well as 3D animations. Currently the company is also moving into documentary production ... [read more].
As commissioning editor for ZDF-ARTE, and Deputy Programme Director and Head of Theme Evenings for ARTE, Hans Robert’s more than 50 theatrical lengths commissions for TV and Cinema include since 1992: Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders, Taxi To The Dark Side by Alex Gibney, Why We Fight and The House I Live In by Eugene Jarecki, Up The Yangtze by Yung Chang and Mama Africa by Mika Kaurismäki ... [read more].
Vanja Jambrović — Restart (Croatia)
Vanja Jambrović was born in 1980 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2005 she graduated philosophy and comparative literature at Faculty for social sciences in Zagreb and in 2011 she graduated film production at Academy of drama art, also in Zagreb. Since 2009 Vanja has been working exclusively as a producer at the company Restart. She has produced several shorts, including Boxed and Real Man’s Film, before handling ... [read more].
Tue Steen Müller has a long track record in the documentary business. He started out at the National Film Board of Denmark working as press secretary, distributor, festival manager, film consultant and spin-doctor for various directors of the organisation. He was part of the team behind the Balticum Film/TV Festival on Bornholm, Denmark ... [read more].
Press TV was launched in 2005 and inaugurated officially in 2006 with the mindset of providing a platform for news and stories, which more often than not fell off the radar of the existing corporate media and news corporations. While being sanctioned and misrepresented by the corporate media, Iran needed to make its voice reach a wider international audience; hence Press TV came to life ... [read more].
Andy Whittaker — Dogwoof (United Kingdom)
Dogwoof is a leading UK distributor of high profile documentaries. The company has released over 100 documentaries across all windows, including titles such as The Age of Stupid (Franny Armstrong, 2009), Restrepo (Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger, 2010), Dreams of a Life (Carol Morley, 2011), Bobby Fisher Against the World (Liz Garbus, 2011), The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012) ... [read more].
IDA is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 dedicated to building and serving the needs of a thriving documentary culture. Through its programs, IDA provides resources, creates community, and defends rights and freedoms for documentary artists, activists, and journalists. EDN has talked to Michael Lumpkin about the work of IDA and possibilities in the US for European producers ... [read more].