Program Manager First Cut +

Producer – ESSE Production House (Ukraine)


Natalia Libet has gained solid experience in co-production, investment and finance while working for international companies, primarily of the U.S. and German origin. Now, she works as a producer in Kyiv, Ukraine.

She coordinated the Ukrainian National Stand at the EFM 2020; was a jury member of the shorts competition at Febiofest in Bratislava in 2019; convinced First Cut Lab and EAVE in Demand to 

hold their workshops in Kyiv in 2019 and 2017 respectively; participated in the Cannes Film Market’s Producers Network (granted by Connecting Cottbus 2017) in May 2018. Natalia has had annual audits with Big 4; obtained an MBA with a GPA of 4.00/4.00 in the U.S. in 2002; is an alumna of the 2000 Edmund Muskie/Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship, and a member of Ukrainian Film Academy.