Gabriela BacherProducer, CEO, Film House Germany & Managing Director, Summerstorm Entertainment

As CEO of Film House Germany and Managing Director of Summerstorm Entertainment, Gabriela runs all day-to-day business for Film House Germany. Expanding its US relationships, Gabriela manages Film House Germany’s partnerships with Vandal Entertainment and Thunder Road Pictures, in addition to producing Summerstorm’s slate of local-language German film and television projects.

She brings a wealth of experience to the table having worked as producer and executive on both sides of the Atlantic. Following her early days in Germany working within physical production, she first established the L.A offices of Kirch Group, then took charge of physical production at Constantin Film, before founding her own production company Primary Pictures. Gabriela later became CEO of Vivendi’s Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures, playing a significant role in the studio’s restruc­turing and modernization. Soon after, she spent several years consulting with Twentieth Century Fox before heading the German activities of Fox International Productions.

Marc HansellCFO, Film House Germany

Marc finished law school in 2001 and has been enrolled with the bar association of Berlin, Germany since 2002. After a brief encounter with the music industry he joined Wim Wender’s Road Movies Filmproduktion as a legal adviser in 2002. This was followed by four years at BFC Berlin Film Company where he has overseen production and distribution of animated feature films and TV series as Head of Legal and Business Affairs. In 2007 Marc joined Egoli Tossell Film as Head of Legal and Business Affairs where he has worked on international feature films as THE LAST STATION and CARLOS. In 2011 he became Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Film House Germany AG and joined the company board at the end of the same year. Marc is now also Managing Director of Egoli Tossell Film.