Mette Hoffman Meyer

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Mette Hoffmann Meyer was in called a “Maverick” by Realscreen for being one of the world’s key supporters of documentaries and a valued risk taker. She won an award with Women in Film and Television and a DOC MOGUL in Toronto for her life long support of young and first-time filmmakers from around the world, commissioning documentaries from Danish and International filmmakers – with stories making a difference.
 
Mette was spearheading the award winning Why Democracy? In 2004 and Why Poverty? In 2012 reaching over 500 million viewers and the series won a Peabody award, an Oscar and and Emmy. She is now developing Why Slavery? set to premiere in 2018. This new series is focusing on modern slavery as a natural continuation of the poverty focus.  
 
Mette has a unique and unprecedented network with filmmakers, broadcasters and NGO’s. She is committed to focusing on stories questioning the world we live in and commissions important agenda setting films such as India’s Daughters, Democrats, Motleys Law, Sonita, Those who Jumped, Please Vote for Me, Ironladies of Liberia, Burma VJ, God Loves Uganda and many other distinct documentaries. She is on the board of the European Film College in Demark, an advisor for many organizations and has been lecturing, among other places, at New York University and Berkeley Graduate school of Journalism. 

 

Sessions auxquelles Mette Hoffman Meyer participe

Jeudi 29 septembre, 2016

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