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CEO of the Austrian Film Institute since May 2004.
After initially studying history, political science and ethnology at the University of Innsbruck, he obtained a law degree at the University of Vienna.

At the end of 1999, Roland Teichmann started to work at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber as a lawyer in the Industry Department. In 2001, he went on to become general manager of the Association of the Audiovisual and Film Industry, a body representing the interests of the Austrian film and music industry at the Federal Economic Chamber. Later on he was appointed CEO of the Austrian Film Institute.

So far, Roland Teichmann has had the following functions (selection):
Managing director of the Association of Film Distributors at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, member of the board of the Austrian Film Commission, representative for Austria and board member of EFAD (European Film Agency Directors), chairman of the advisory board of the Television Film Fund managed by the Austrian communication regulatory authority RTR and member of the European Film Academy (EFA).

Roland Teichmann

As co-president and chief operating officer, Steinman oversees the creative and business teams at 30WEST, a diversified entertainment company that includes a studio that finances film and television as well as an investment arm with corporate holdings in the culture and media space. 30WEST film and television projects include I, TONYA, TIGER KING and THE CONTRACTOR as well as the upcoming POWER BALLAD and BIG, BOLD, BEAUTIFUL JOURNEY.
Prior to founding 30WEST, Steinman served as Co-President and Chief Operating Officer of Black Bear Pictures. Simultaneously, he was Chief Executive Officer of its Canadian distribution subsidiary, Elevation Pictures, where he built that company’s production services division. Before Black Bear and Elevation, Steinman served as a senior financing and sales agent in CAA’s Film Finance Group for close to a decade. Earlier in his career, Steinman worked as a corporate attorney at the Wall Street firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and then became a partner in a New York-based entertainment firm, where he developed his expertise in media law and film finance while representing producers, filmmakers and media companies.
Steinman is a graduate of Harvard University, from which he holds both a JD and a BA in English and American Literature. He lives in New York with his wife and three children.

Daniel Steinman

Since her beginning in advertising and then film production, Diana Elbaum has produced a vast number of films. Most of them where showcased and awarded in major festivals. Her films cover a large sample of genre and come from all horizons and cultures.
Diana set up her first company, Entre Chien et Loup, in 1989. In 2017, Diana Elbaum opened her new company, Beluga Tree, in association with Caviar (War Pony, Sound of Metal, The Rider, Bad Sisters).
She produced over 100 features and documentaries with talents such as Chantal Akerman, Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Paul Verhoeven, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah Lisa Azuelos, Raoul Peck, Nabil Ben Yadir, Ari Folman, Yuval Adler, Eran Kolirin and Isold Uggadottir, Julie Bertucelli. In 2023, Diana coproduced un Certain Regard Jury prize, Kamal Lazraq's for LES MEUTES and the Jury Prize of the 80th Venice film Festival Agnieszka Holland's GREEN BORDER.
In 2009, she received the European Film academy award for best producer Diana is deeply committed to training the next generation of producers internationally and join the expert and group leader team of EAVE in 2007. Since 2020, Diana is also a group leader for Indaba from the Realness Institute as well as EAVE's Access and Elan programs (Canada). Diana is also Member of the UPFF+ (Producer's union in Belgium) and member of the Oscar Academy, Cesar Academy and Paul Delvaux Academy.

Diana Elbaum

JURY 2024

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