Advisory Board 2017
SERIENCAMP’s ADVISORY BOARD consists of five esteemed industry professionals representing a diverse range of perspectives on the European and international production landscape. These experts lend their experience and know-how by selecting projects for SERIENCAMP CO-PRODUCTION SESSIONS.
Marcus Ammon is Senior Vice President Film and Entertainment at Sky Deutschland. He is responsible for the set-up and expansion of the Sky film- and entertainment channels and has a significant influence on the negotiations with Hollywood studios and local licensors. Among other projects, he lead the launch of Sky Cinema Family as well as of the entertainment channels Sky Atlantic HD, Sky Arts HD and Sky 1 HD. He is also responsible for Sky’s entry into fictional in-house-production.
Liselott Forsman is an Executive Producer of international drama projects at Finnish public broadcaster YLE, a long time Northvision co-producer and the head of the Eurovision Fiction Expert Group. She’s been a speaker and moderator at film and TV forums on five continents, lectured at European master educations and an advisory board member of Series Mania in Paris and GIFF TV Vision in Gothenburg, a recurring jury member of C21, Rose d’Or, the International Emmy and global Input. She is a founding member and the Artistic Director of Helsinki Script.
Rachel Glaister joined ALL3MEDIA International in 2004 to create a press and marketing department which she now heads as EVP. The company is a top 3 distributor, which regularly wins peer polls for its work in the industry. Key launch campaigns include SKINS, Midsomer Murders, Hinterland, The Missing, Fleabag, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries & National Treasure.
After studying Law in Mainz and Castellón (Spain), Sebastian Krekeler joined ZDF in 2008 as Personal Assistant to the CEO. In 2013, he assumed the role of Director ZDFE.drama for Sales in GAS and Italy, maintaining his responsibilities in VoD Business Development, and in 2016 became Director ZDFE.drama for Sales & Acquisitions in GAS and Italy. Since 2013, Mr. Krekeler has served as Deputy Head of ZDFE.drama.
After several years of working for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Harold Valentin was deputy director for audiovisual at the Centre national de la Cinématographie. He moved on to France 2, where he launched several shows during his time as Head of magazines. From 2007 to 2010 he became Head of contemporary fiction at France 2. In 2011 Harold Valentin finally created Mother Production, where he went on to produce feature films („Lou!“) as well as TV series („Dix Pour Cent – Call My Agent“, „Addicts“).