Head of Acquisitions and Consultant – Featurette (Germany / Netherlands)
Aranka is the founder of Featurette, a boutique agency focused on feature film acquisitions, co-productions and strategic planning. She works with a roster of theatrical distributors across Europe, and past clients range from sales agents to multinational broadcasters to streamers. Notable acquisitions credits range from Oscar winners Parasite or Another Round to
Shoplifters (Palme d’Or) or L’Événement (Golden Lion) to First Cow and The Souvenir (Sundance Grand Jury Prize) to Drive My Car (Golden Globe). Aranka is an EAVE Puentes and Inside Pictures alumni as well as a voting member of the European Film Academy. Originally from Cologne, she obtained a PhD in Literature & Film Studies in New York and currently lives in Amsterdam.