Jean-Julien Baronnet is CEO of Ubisoft Motion Pictures, created in 2011. He began his career with the Bernard Krief Consulting Group, where at the age of 30 he beca- me President. This was followed by engagements as Division President at Rhone Poulenc (today Sanofi/Aventis), COO at Rhodia and CEO at EuropaCorp. Baronnet has always been passionate about filmmaking. His scripts have won numerous French accolades. Several of them have been sold to French Production companies, among which EuropaCorp and Man- darin Films, including a commissioned script with a budget of ten million dollars. Baronnet holds an MBA from the Bordeaux School of Business and the London Business School.Read More
Timon Birkhofer und Jørg M. Kundinger are the producers and directors of the first documentary worldwide about crowdfunding. Over the course of two years, they observed dozens of crowdfunding projects and talked to experts from MIT, Harvard, NASA and the White House. Their crowdfunding documentary Capital C has received a lot of attention from the media and film distributors. It is screening at international film festivals like the Zurich Film Festival and will be released in movie theaters in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Japan in 2015. Before this project, Kundinger and Birkhofer worked in advertising and video production for European and international artists like Sunrise Avenue, AVICII and Lady Gaga.Read More
Claudia Blümhuber is CEO and Managing Partner of Silver Reel Partners. In this function she has financed and executive produced a wide range of independently produ- ced motion pictures, including: Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin starring Scarlett Johans- son, Tanya Wexler’s Hysteria, starring Maggie Gyllenhal, Andrew Niccols screen adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s bestseller The Host, following her blockbuster Twilight Series, Jonathan Teplitzky’s The Railway Man starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth and Grace of Monaco, directed by Olivier Dahan and also starring Nicole Kidman. The latest project is Fallen, directed by Afonso Poyart and starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell.Read More
Producer Moritz Borman was born 1955 in Germany. He is a graduate of the 'American Film Institute' and has been living in Los Angeles since 1976. He began his career in 1970 as a producer for German television and director of commercials. In the late 1980's he started to produce feature films.
Moritz Borman's productions include big-budget films like Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines (2003) by Jonathan Mostow, K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) by Kathryn Bigelow and award-winning independent films like Under the Volcano (1984) by John Houston, Das Feuerschiff (1985) by Jerzy Skolimowski, Homer and Eddie (1989) by Andrey Konchalovskiy, Nurse Betty (2000) by Neil LaBute and The Quiet American (2002) by Phillip Noyce.
Borman already worked five times with multiple Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone on ambitious and controversial projects like Alexander (2004), World Trade Center (2006), W. (2008), Savages (2012) and the upcoming Snowden (2016).
Jill Gwen Braginets is Head of Finance and Operations at Fox Searchlight Pictures and has worked on films like The Grand Budapest Hotel, 12 Years A Slave, Tree of Life, Black Swan, and Slumdog Millionaire. Prior to Searchlight, she was with 20th Century Fox’s International Theatrical Distribution division. She began her entertainment career at Walt Disney Studios where she was responsible for international financial planning. Gwen Braginets recently was the Keynote Speaker at the Women of Entertainment Finance event at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. She also founded the non-profit organization "Go Soular" that focuses on worldwide disaster relief and recovery.Read More