Janus Metz


Janus Metz is a Danish director and documentary filmmaker. Alongside finishing a Master’s degree in Visual Anthropology he moved to South Africa and filmed his debut documentary Township Boys (2005). Shortly after this he made the double feature film project Love on Delivery (2008) and Ticket to Paradise (2008), which won the prize for ‘Best Documentary’ at Nordic Film Days. He stepped firmly into the international limelight with the documentary Armadillo (2010) winning the Grand Prix at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes, Best International Documentary at ZFF and a range of other international awards. Metz went on to direct the episode “Maybe Tomorrow” of the critically acclaimed TV-series True Detective and is now presenting his narrative feature debut Borg/McEnroe, the opening film of both the 13th Zurich Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival. 

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Ronnie Sandahl


Ronnie Sandahl, born 1984, is a Swedish screenwriter and director. In Scandinavia he was first known as a novelist, before the Swedish-Norwegian drama "Underdog" (winner of Critics Award at Zürich Film Festival 2014) marked his debut as a writer-director. "Borg/McEnroe" isthe first film he wrote for someone else to direct.

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Phil Hunt


Phil Hunt is the founder and Co-Managing Director of Bankside Films and Head Gear Films, which is now one of the UK’s biggest financiers, having invested $40m in 30 films in the past 12 months. Other aspects of his career include being a BAFTA member and mentor to NFTS producing students and others.

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