We are happy to share the names of our selection committee members, who are carefully examining all the submissions and recommending the best projects to be presented at Kids Kino Industry forum (27–30.09.2022).
Thank you all for your submissions! We’ve been absolutely flooded with them (which is absolutely fantastic!).
The selection will be announced in the middle of July (not by the end of June, as we’d planned earlier).
Our selection committee members
Films: Peter Ahlén, Senior Sales Manager, Creative Producer & Director, REinvent, Denmark; Agnieszka Dziedzic, Founder & Producer at Koi Studio, Poland; Katleen Goossens, Producer at Bulletproof Cupid, Belgium.
Series: Begoña Esteban, Head of International TV Sales & Acquisitions at Pink Parrot Media, Spain; Mateusz Możdżeń, Head of Kids Distribution in the Education Department of the New Horizons Association & Head of Logistics in the Kids Kino International Film Festival, Poland.
Good luck to all the creators of the submitted projects and to our selection committee members!
More about our selection committee members
Senior Sales Manager, Creative Producer & Director, REinvent, Denmark
With nearly 9 years of experience in selling Nordic films and series internationally, Peter Ahlén joined REinvent Studios in 2019 as Senior Sales Manager and Creative Producer. Peter is currently handling sales to Eastern Europe, Spain, Latin America, and the US. Besides sales, Peter works as Creative Producer on both films and series being produced and co-produced by REinvent Studios. Among others, Peter has worked on and co-developed the upcoming TV series Last Light produced by MGM, starring Matthew Fox and Joanne Froggatt. Peter also co-directed 3 episodes of the successful TV series TROM, the first TV series to be produced and shot on the Faroe Islands.
Founder & Producer at Koi Studio, Poland
Agnieszka Dziedzic is a producer behind projects such as Little Crushes, for which she was granted the award for the Best Polish Producer Debut by the Polish Film Institute and the Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber; a German-Polish co-production Whatever Happens Next, which premiered in Berlinale in 2018; and adventure dramas for kids Double Trouble (350,000 tickets sold) and Triple Trouble.
Producer at Bulletproof Cupid, Belgium
Katleen Goossens is a Belgium-based producer with a focus on life-action films for a broad and mainly young audience, strong but refined stories, and international co-productions. She’s the owner of a production company Bulletproof Cupid. The company is well-established, small by choice, with carefully selected quality projects like Cloudboy (TIFF 2018 official selection) and Binti (Sundance 2020 official selection).
Head of International TV Sales & Acquisitions at Pink Parrot Media, Spain
Head of Kids Distribution in the Education Department of the New Horizons Association & Head of Logistics in the Kids Kino International Film Festival, Poland
First and foremost, Mateusz Możdżeń is a film expert who has cooperated with the New Horizons Association for the past 11 years. His work there began with the organisation of the New Horizons International Film Festival and the American Film Festival. Later, he conducted classes on film education in Kino Muranów, a cinema in Warsaw. He also worked for three years at the Polish National Film Archive – in the Iluzjon cinema and the Film Documentation Department. Currently, he is Head of Kids Distribution in the Education Department of the New Horizons Association and Head of Logistics in the Kids Kino International Film Festival.