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Managing Talents

Special event part of the platform Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest – Debates

October 22nd

Cinema Elvire Popesco/French Institute of Bucharest

11.00 – 12.30      first round of presentations
12.30 – 13.30      coffee break 
13.30 – 15.00      second round of presentations

The presentations will be held in English.

The conference wishes to inform all young actors and directors about the meaning of talent management, offer them the context of providing meetings and potential collaborations with foreign members of the artistic world and not only, contribute to forming a generation of professionals able to easily adapt themselves and their methods to the international work flow and practices.

Special guests:

Managing Talents » Ilene Feldman

Ilene Feldman (USA): talent manager of LBI Entertainment, one of the most influential agents from the United States. She has some important names in her portofolio like: Ryan Gosling, Colin Farrell, Terrence Malick, Yorgos Lanthimos, Jude Law, Lily Collins, Dave Matthews, Amat Escalante and she also discovered great talents like Nicolas Cage and Johnny Depp.

Managing Talents » Avy Kaufman

Avy Kaufman (USA):casting director with 30 years of experience. She collaborated with famous directors like Ang Lee, Robert Redford, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, Wong Kar-wai, Lars von Trier and signed the casting for more than 150 productions.

Managing Talents » Richard Cook

Richard Cook (Ireland): one of the founding memebers of The Lisa Richards Agency. This agency represents for over 27 years lots of professionals from the creative industries – actors, comedians, script writers, directors, designers, compositors, presenters/hosts. The agency’s portofolio includes actors like Cillian Murphy, Aidan Turner, Pierce Brosnan, Vlad Ivanov; the artistic director of Subtitle Film Fest; the founder of Cat Laughs Comedy Festival (Kilkenny, Ireland)

Managing Talents » Georg Georgi

Georg Georgi (Germany): the founder of Das Imperium, an agency representing numerous European actors amongst which the Romanian actresses Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan; the founding member of Tryangle Inspiration Pictures GmbH, a production company of transmedia content & branded entertainment for films and TV series.
*photo by Dominique Willnauer

The event is addressed to the actors, directors, casting directors, distributors, producers, film faculty students, journalists and cinema lovers.

Regulations and Enrolling Period

Only the film faculty students, actors, directors and casting directors will have event FREE ENTRY, until 14 October 2016, being given the seats availability. The free participation to the conference will be made only by previous enrolling. This means filling out the online form below.

The tickets to the event cost 50 RON and can be bought online on Eventbook.ro or from the Cinema Elvire Popesco cash/entry desk.

Enrollment Form