International Matchmaking

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The Matchmakers
Leija Aliev

LEJLA ALIEV initially studied art sciences at the University of Münster, followed by a study of fine arts at the Kunstakademie Münster. She joined Jan Enste as a managing partner at jae kunst und medien, which was renamed Juli Film in 2021.

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Leija Aliev

Juli Film

Ed Bailie

Managing Director of music supervision and composer representation agency LELAND, Ed has supervised film and television productions including Top Boy (Netflix), Steve McQueen’s five film anthology Small Axe (Amazon) and many others.

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Ed Bailie

LELAND

Tali Barde

Tali Barde is a director and writer at Three Headed Monkey Films.

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Tali Barde

Three Headed Monkey Films

Helge Borgarts

Helge Borgarts is a freelance composer and producer. He is programme manager for games music at SoundTrack_Cologne. His references include work for the developers Crytek, Deck13, Spitfire Audio, Steinberg, Stratotainment and phenomedia.

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Helge Borgarts

BowsToHymns

Laila Bounouar

Laila Bounouar is an experienced television producer and screenwriter with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry.

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Laila Bounouar

Freelance TV Producer and Screenwriter

Claudia Budana

Claudia Budana‘s professional mission is to supply consultancy to self-employed persons who would like to receive funding for further training.

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Claudia Budana

Project Lead for funding program "KOMPASS"

Guillaume Clement

Guillaume Clement is a French registered attorney specialized in intellectual property. After 14 years of professional experience as composer agent and music supervisor, he co-founded TIME ART MUSIC with Raphaël VINZANT and Thierry DUREPAIRE.

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Guillaume Clement

TIME ART MUSIC

Gary Downing

Composer agent and music industry veteran, Gary is the managing director of MRKR, a hybrid composer agency which he founded in 2023 in partnership with the legendary AIR Studios in London.

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Gary Downing

MRKR

Jan Enste

Jan Enste studied fine arts at the Kunstakademie Münster. He founded the film production company jae kunst und medien, which was renamed Juli Film in 2021 after Lejla Aliev joined as managing partner.

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Jan Enste

Juli Film

Milena Fessmann

Milena Fessmann is a music supervisor, radio host, producer and DJ. Since 1997, she has been working for Radio Eins/RBB with her own weekly show called "Free Falling".

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Milena Fessmann

CineSong & Sugar Town Filmproduktion

Marielène Froidevaux

Marielène Froidevaux runs the international acting Publishing House Black Stellar Music based in Zurich, representing a wide catalogue of music in the genres electronica, alternative, indie, urban and rock.

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Marielène Froidevaux

Music Supervisor

Lilly Gibson

Lilly Gibson is the co-founder and art director at Papercoda Games. She is a Fine Arts graduate from South Africa who majored in printmaking and video art. Her work is part of the distinguished Constitutional Court Art Collection in South Africa.

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Lilly Gibson

Papercoda Games

Marian Grönwoldt

Marian Grönwoldt is a director at Three Headed Monkey Films.

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Marian Grönwoldt

Three Headed Monkey Films

Martin Häne

Martin Häne is a publisher of currently 7 different music production labels for both major distributors as well as independents. Before becoming a music publisher, Häne worked as a composer for 10+ years.

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Martin Häne

Nuvotone Switzerland

Alexander Hemmpel

Alexander Hemmpel is a record label co-owner, composer agent and supervisor with over 40 years of experience in the music business.

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Alexander Hemmpel

MX IN Agency

Nicole Kortlüke

Nicole Kortlüke is a freelance film editor. She received the German Film Award 2024 for "Best Editing" for the award-winning cinema documentary ‘Seven Winters in Tehran’.

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Nicole Kortlüke

Freelance Editor

Jan-Paul Laarmann

Jan-Paul Laarmann`s professional mission is the promotion of creative industries in Cologne.

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Jan-Paul Laarmann

Economic development agency of Cologne

Catherine Lieser

Catherine Lieser is the managing director of the German Association for Filmsound Professionals (Berufsvereinigung Filmton e. V, bvft) which represents the interests of Filmsound Professionel towards clients and politics.

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Catherine Lieser

Managing Director bvft

Verena Maas

Verena is a filmmaker and producer. In 2009, after spending time abroad in London and New York, she graduated in Audiovisual Media at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, specializing in experimental and documentary film.

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Verena Maas

Film maker and Producer

Thomas Mikusz

Thomas Mikusz was born in Vienna, but now lives in Los Angeles. As president of White Bear PR, he spearheaded several successful Oscar winning campaigns for Best Song and Best Score.

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Thomas Mikusz

White Bear PR

Pragya Mukherjee

Pragya Mukherjee is the co-founder and Lead Designer of Papercoda Games. She is a Literature graduate from India who has worked as a writer, journalist, film editor and EdTech product manager before joining the games industry.

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Pragya Mukherjee

Papercoda Games

Fitore Muzaqi

Fitore Muzaqi is a screenwriter and director based in Cologne, Germany. Her work as a writer deals with cultural differences, feminist issues and injustice.

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Fitore Muzaqi

Freelance Director & Screenwriter

Kim Neundorf

Kim is a German-born musician living in Montreal, Canada. She learned classical piano and jazz harmony in Berlin, where she also became a licensed event manager in the 2000s. She is a long time collaborator of Cristobal Tapia de Veer.

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Kim Neundorf

Free Run Artists

Sebastian Parche

Sebastian Parche is a German composer with a passion for creating captivating music that enhances storytelling.

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Sebastian Parche

Music Sculptor

Cornelius Tometten

Cornelius Tometten is a film producer and managing director of L’accord Filmproduktion, based in Cologne.

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Cornelius Tometten

L'accord Filmproduktion

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