High Tea with Experts
Friday-Tuesday, 8 - 12 February, 2 - 3 pm

In order to facilitate networking and to gain in-depth knowledge from leading experts of the documentary industry, DocSalon will offer 5 round-table sessions dedicated to the distribution, production and financing of documentaries. Each round-table session will provide 5 tables hosted by key industry players.


In order to participate in this format, you need to pre-register via . Please include a short paragraph describing your project and any prior experience in documentary filmmaking or distribution.


Stand 201, 2nd floor, Gropius Bau

High Tea with Experts
Stand #201, Gropius Bau, 2nd floor

Please note the list of participating experts will be updated regularly.

Friday, 8th Feb

Isabel Arrate Fernandez, IDFA Berta Fund (Fund), NL
Vincenzo Bugno, World Cinema Fund (Fund), DE

Oli Harbottle, Dogwoof (Distrib.), UK
Calum Gray, Embankment Films (Distrib.), UK
Ben Bassauer, Monoduo Films (Distrib.), DE
Elina Kewitz, New Docs (Distrib.), DE

Saturday, 9th Feb

Ove Rishøj Jensen, Auto Images, DK
Sonia Otto, IndiFilm, DE
David Herdies, Momento Film, SE
Joslyn Barnes, Louverture Films, US
Paula Vaccaro, Pinball London, UK

Sunday, 10th Feb

Christa Auderlitzky, filmdelights, AT
Diana Karklin, Rise & Shine World Sales, DE
Irena Taskovski, Taskovski Films, UK
Pauline Mazenod, Windrose, DE/FR

Monday, 11th Feb

Salma Abdalla, Autlook Filmsales, AT
Philippa Kowarsky, Cinephil, IL
Diana Tabakov, Doc Alliance Films, CZ
Vesna Cudic, MetFilm Sales, UK

Tuesday, 12th Feb

Lisa Marie Russo, Doc Society (Fund), UK

Nicole Biermaier, First Hand Films (Distrib.), CH
Jan Rofekamp, Films Transit International (Distrib.), CA