Industry Panel

Greatest Hits, Misses & Controversies

Find out how and why documentaries get commissioned and funded by top international decision makers, and see examples of some of their surprise hits, misses, and greatest controversies. A selection of commissioning editors will give a presentation of their own experiences as well as providing information to the audience about what they are looking for at DocsBarcelona. 


The panel will be moderated by Catherine Olsen, International Documentary Consultant and Executive Producer of Passionate 4 Docs.

It’s a panel for accredited professionals who wish to get information on finance sources and current programming needs.


  • Axel Arnö, SVT (Sweden)
  • Gitte Hansen, First Hand Films (Switzerland)
  • Karen Michael, ARTE France (France)
  • Jose Rodriguez, Tribeca Film Institute (USA)
  • Nathalie Windhorst, VPRO (The Netherlands)


Wednesday, May 25th, at 5.00 p.m at the Auditory from the CCCB.

This activity will be in English language.
Only Accredited DocsBarcelona Professionals will have access to this conference.
*Seats are limited.