First advisers FCL Trieste 2019 confirmed

Nov 2, 2018

We are happy to have the confirmations of the first advisers for FCL Trieste 2019. A total of 9 advisers will be invited for the upcoming First Cut Lab edition during WEMW, 3 for each selected project. We are expecting more confirmations in the coming days, but for now, meet our first guests here below:


Anne Delseth

Anne Delseth studied journalism in Fribourg, Switzerland, also earning a Master’s degree in Cultural Management. She worked for the Fribourg International Film Festival and as a production assistant on films by Ursula Meier and Jean-Stéphane Bron. From 2008 to 2011, she was assistant to the artistic director of the Fribourg Festival; in 2011 she worked in international sales at Urban Distribution.

A member of the Directors’ Fortnight selection committee since 2012, she joined the selection committee of the Locarno Festival for the 2018 edition. She directs the HEAD (Geneva) and ECAL Master’s in Film Studies in Lausanne, where she also runs an arthouse cinema. Anne Delseth is also a consultant for the Neuchâtel Fantastic Film Festival and the Zürich Film Festival.


Agathe Valentin

A graduate of Neoma Business School, Agathe has a 15-year track record in film sales, notably as Head of Sales at Les Films du Losange and Pyramide International. She created Paris-based international sales company TOTEM Films together with Bérénice Vincent in 2018. 

They seek out talents that question our world through sensorial emotion and nurture stories that inspire and thrill audiences across multiple platforms. TOTEM FILMS acquires feature films, animated features and documentaries to sell worldwide.


Marcin Łuczaj

Marcin Luczaj graduated in Film & Media Studies from the University of Lodz and in Cultural Studies from the University of Warsaw. He works for New Europe Film Sales, a Warsaw-based sales agency for both features and shorts, where he is responsible for feature film acquisitions and for the short film catalogue. 

Marcin has several years of experience as a programmer for Warsaw Film Festival and ZUBROFFKA International Short Film Festival, and as a guest curator for various international film festivals. He’s been also working as a producer and production manager at Koi Studio. 


Andrei Tănăsescu

Andrei Tănăsescu is a festival programmer, curator and filmmaker based in Bucharest and Toronto. After getting a Specialist degree in Film Studies at the University of Toronto, he co-founded the Toronto-Romanian Film Festival. 

Since 2010, he‘s been part of the programming team at the Toronto International Film Festival, as well as a regular collaborator with the Berlinale Forum and Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF. 





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