Jury 2014

Mary Ramos

Award Winning Music Supervisor, Mary Ramos, has helped create the musical identity for over 100 films for the past 20 years.  Mary has had the honor of working with many gifted directors such as Oscar nominated Thomas McCarthy – “The Station Agent,” “The Visitor,” and “Win-Win” (for which she commissioned a new song by The National – a contender for the Academy Awards entitled “Think You Can Wait”),  Oscar Winner Quentin Tarantino – “Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown,” “Grind House” and his Grammy nominated soundtracks “Kill Bill Vol. 1,” “Kill Bill Vol. 2,” “Inglourious Basterds,” and “Django Unchained” (for which, in a first for Quentin, new songs were created with artists such as John Legend, Anthony Hamilton & Elayna Boynton, Rick Ross, Ennio Morricone and Elise, Tupac Shakur and James Brown), Oscar nominee Richard LaGravenese on his films “P.S. I Love You,” “Freedom Writers” (featuring an original song by Common and will.i.am entitled “A Dream”), and “Beautiful Creatures” (for which, Mary asked Dhani Harrison and his band thenewno2 to create an unique score comprised of electronica, “swamptronica” and orchestral melodies),  Robert Rodriguez – “From Dusk Till Dawn,” Helen Hunt – “Then She Found Me,” and Allison Anders on “Grace of My Heart” (for which, Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach wrote the iconic song “God Give Me Strength”), among others.

In addition to film music, Mary worked with legendary music producer Rick Rubin to create the platinum selling “Chef Aid” soundtrack for the Comedy Central show “South Park”, and she has worked on music for various global ad campaigns and television programs.

Currently, Ramos is partnered again with Thomas McCarthy on his new film “The Cobbler” starring Adam Sandler and Dustin Hoffman, and she is supervising music for director/writer/actor Zach Braff for his much-anticipated follow up to “Garden State,” entitled “Wish I Was Here” (July 2014), for which, original songs are being written by artists such as The Shins, Coldplay and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon.

 

Vincent Malausa

Born in 1976. Vincent Malausa is critic for “Cahiers du cinema” since January 2001. He’s columnist on “Le Plus Nouvel Obs”, part of the weekly “Le Nouvel Observateur”. He also collaborates with different magazines like “Panic”, “Jeune Afrique” or « La Revue pour l’intelligence du monde ». During 8 years, he’s been responsible of cinema departure in monthly Chronicart (2003-2010). He wrote articles for two collective books : Jacques Rozier, le funambule (Editions de l’Etoile, 2001) and Politique des zombies, l’Amérique selon Romero (Ellipses, 2007). He will publish a book about Michael Mann in september (Editions Cahiers du cinéma).Program coordinator for Seoul Film Festival (2007-2008)
Jury Netpac Taipei Golden Horse 2013

 

Eiffel Mattsson

 Born in Sweden, Eiffel Mattson has spent most of his life abroad, hence multilingual. Majored in producing/ production manangement in 2004 and has since then established himself as an independent producer as well as a freelancing lineproducer. His filmography includes; White Trash, Producer, Merix Media AB (2014).
The Hundred Year Old Man…Line Producer, Nice FLX, (2013). Bekas, line producer, SF/Sonet, SE (2011)
Späck, line producer, Happy Fiction, SE (2010). Genova, unit producer, Revolution Films, UK (2008). Babylon AD, unit producer, FOX US/ FR (2007). Captain Ahab, production manager, DFM Film SE/FR (2006). Exit, Röde Orm Film, Lineproducer, SE (2005). Drowning Ghost, Moviola, assistant producer. SE (2004)

Eiffel Mattson has also been a guest lecturer in production at the Dramatiska Institutet in Stockholm 2005-2009 and IT-consultant in London 1998-2001.

 

Moderator

Louise Lindfors

Louise Lindfors is a publicist within the field of culture and human rights. Currently she divides her time between the Swedish Radio, as Head of communication at the Department of Radio drama, and as President of the Fredrika Bremer Society – founded in 1884 – the oldest and most prestigious organization in Sweden working for human rights and gender equality. As Editor of Fiction and Narrative non-fiction at publishing house Natur & Kultur, she selected books from all over the world and cooperated with writers from several foreign countries: Nam Le (Australia), Sarah Waters (England), Miguel Syjuco (Canada), Marie N’Diaye (France), Lydia Cacho (Mexico) and Steinar Bragi (Iceland) to mention a few. Louise Lindfors started her career freelancing in performing arts and worked as an actor and singer for nearly ten years. These years set the agenda for her strive for a better world, and her wish to use culture as a tool. Louise has recorded six albums with songs for children in the series Min lilla skattkammare and was rewarded a Goldrecord in 2010. Every year she performs at Barnpoesifestivalen, an event produced by the literary magazine 10TAL at The Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm.

 

Special Guest

Mark Frieser

Mark is an experienced executive and thought leader in the fields of music, entertainment and technology, has developed and produced more than 200 business seminars, concerts and events and co-developed and launched the official US Ringtone charts with Billboard Magazine (Later part of Nielsen Mobile) as well as having launched and managed the mobile market research consultancy, Consect. Mark is also a regular columnist on music licensing for Billboard.
In the US mobile content market, Frieser was responsible for a number of firsts, including conceiving the world’s first Hip-Hop ringtone brand and label (Blingtones), the first mobile entertainment partnership with a major celebrity (Carmen Electra) and the first SMS-based game of skill for prizes and rewards (Text2WIN). As a published journalist and expert on music and technology, Frieser has been quoted extensively in leading business and consumer publications and outlets that include The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, Forbes, Essence Magazine, USA Today, NPR, NY Post, LA Times and Wired, and is a frequent speaker at conferences covering interactive entertainment, content and technologies.

 

Co-presented with Studieförbundet Bilda

 
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