Dave Clarke is a Television Executive with 20 years experience covering broadcast, commissioning, distribution and production. He is currently EVP Content for DRG and Atrium TV. He was most recently Head of Scripted Acquisitions and Co-Productions at ITV Studios Global Entertainment, where he was responsible for managing the distribution business’s in-house and 3rd party pipeline of scripted content.
Peter was Senior Commissioning Executive at Film4 for six years during which time he was responsible for films such as Shane Meadows This Is England, Miranda July”s Me & You & Everyone We Know, Gabriel Range’s Death of a President, Lenny Abrahamson’s Garage, Duane Hopkins’s Better Things, Fabrice duWelz’s Vinyan, Alexis dos Santos’s Unmade Beds and Steve McQueen’s Hunger. He joined Warp Films in 2009 to set up its European division with the aim of developing a slate of smart, distinctive movies directed by the brightest established and upcoming international talent.
Marianne Wendt is creator and showrunner of the first swiss drama series NEUMATT/NEW HEIGHTS (8×45 min, SRF/Zodiac Pictures), which is broadcast worldwide on Netflix. It was shown at Seriesmania 2021 at forum exclusive and premiered in Zürich Film Festival 2021. Season 3 is currently in preproduction. Her new drama series TODAY FOR TOMORROW (6×45 min, MDR, NDR, Degeto/Viafilm) will air in November 2023. The drama series EDEN (6×45 min, SWR/Arte France, creator: Edward Berger, Nele Müller-Stöfen, Marianne Wendt) premiered in the official competition of Series Mania in Lille 2019, was nominated for Prix Europa 2019 and won the Grimme Preis 2020.
Residing in London as a dual US/UK citizen, Marc Lober works with diverse media enterprises with mandates to build or simply improve upon their local/regional if not also international: content creation/development and physical productions, acquisitions, and/or co-production capabilities.
As one of the most experienced international multi-genre creative content and programming executives, and an Emmy and International Emmy-nominated and Bafta-Award winning Executive Producer; skilled in conception, acquisition, development, sales, strategic partnerships and co-productions, direct physical production and management/financial oversight, of both scripted and unscripted projects; formats and originals.
Tel Aviv born, Berlin based, Danna is a seasoned content executive working across borders, genres and formats. She is the founder and managing director of “In Transit Productions” focused on scripted and non-scripted co-productions and strategic advisory to producers, channels and platforms.
As the founder of the Israeli based yes Studios, Stern created a distribution and development content powerhouse, focused on delivering premium content for international platforms.
She has been credited with helping bring Israeli content to global audiences and is responsible for the successful launches of numerous titles including “Fauda”, “Shtisel”, “The Devil Next Door”, “On the Spectrum”, “The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem” etc,
She has been selected twice as one of Variety Magazine’s “Top 500 Global Media Leaders”.
In addition, she has spearheaded dozens of adaptations of formats in multiple territories among them: “Your Honor” one the bestselling scripted global formats; multiple award winning series “On the Spectrum” (as Amazon Prime Video “As We See It”), “68 Whiskey” (Paramount +) , “The Good Cop” (Netflix), “Significant Other” (ITVx), “Fauda India”(on SonyLiv), etc..
Stern is active in the international television production community; a frequent speaker and moderator at industry events, a project selection committee member at various educational and professional programs (Sam Spiegel Film and TV School Series Lab/ Series Mania/ NEM etc.. ) and has served on the jury of some of the world’s most prestigious TV festivals, most recently as a member of the inaugural TV jury at the Berlinale Film Festival ( 2023)
Lindsey Bender is a scripted television agent in the London office of Creative Artists Agency. Lindsey represents international screenwriters, directors, production companies and podcast studios. Working as part of the global group, connecting all facets of the agency, including books, music, sports, motion picture and podcasts to build international scripted television series. Before CAA Lindsey worked as a screenwriters’ agent at United Agents and Berlin Associates.
Scott Myers has written over thirty movie and TV projects at almost every major Hollywood studio and broadcast network. His screenwriting credits include K-9, Alaska, and Trojan War. Since 2008, Scott has hosted GoIntoTheStory.com, the official screenwriting blog of the Black List and named Best of the Best Scriptwriting Website by Writer’s Digest. Author of The Protagonist’s Journey: An Introduction to Character-Driven Screenwriting and Storytelling (Palgrave Macmillan), Scott is currently an Associate Professor of screenwriting at DePaul University.
Executive producer and strategic content freelance advisor, based in Italy, with a unique mix of creative, business and human approach, who enjoys boosting European production companies, professionals and Institutions to think out-of-the-box, or just find creative sustainable ways for their step ahead. Loves exploring harmony in complexity and encouraging new voices to begin collaborative creative processes and creative incubation.
With more than 20 years in the industry, Chadi Zeneddine is a filmmaker, festival manager and programmer.
As of recently he was the Director of Projects Development and International Relations at Arabia Pictures, Riyadh. In 2020 he was the head of the Cairo Film Connection in Egypt. In 2010 he joined the Doha Film Institute; working with the executive management on its mission and vision. Until 2018, he was managing the Film Programming team and part of the core team that created QUMRA.He participates in several juries, film funding commissions including Cinelink and Red Sea Film Fund, and still consults for various film festivals and institutions.
His first feature “Falling From Earth” was selected in 45 film festivals before signing a 3 year development deal with Walt Disney International Studios. He is currently developing his sophomore film “This is What They Call us” set in Lebanon.
Holder of a MA in Film Studies, he then pursued his PhD in Film & Philosophy at the Sorbonne.