Marian Masone is a film programmer and creative media strategist, currently working as a film curator for Art Basel, the world-renowned art fair, and as a producing consultant for Jump Cut Creative. For over 25 years at the Film Society of Lincoln Center she programmed new and retrospective series and monthly programs, organized education initiatives, established programs for emerging filmmakers and served on the selection committees for the New York Film Festival and, with the Museum of Modern Art, New Directors/New Films. She is on the film panel of the Princess Grace Foundation, which awards scholarships and fellowships to young artists, and she is a member of New York Women in Film and Television, serving on the committee for NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund. She has been a panelist and juror for numerous national and international organizations and festivals. She has an M.A. in cinema studies from NYU and writes on film and media for various publications.
Karl Rozemeyer is a freelance syndicated columnist and journalist who has worked as the International Editor for Premiere magazines in New York and as the Director of Photography for Hachette Filipacchi magazines in Prague. He is a columnist for The New York Times Syndicate, where he contributes toward a weekly feature called “StarBeat.” He has worked for InStyle magazine, the digital publication Wide Screen and CinemaSpy.com. He has written cover stories, features and articles for several international magazines and online publications including ELLE Japan, Total Film in the UK, Fotogramas in Spain and FilmInk in Australia. Rozemeyer is the former International Content Editor for Rodale magazines, including Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazines, and is currently the Senior Marketing Communications Manager at DirecTV in New York.
Meghan Wurtz is currently handling international sales for The Orchard, a global distributor of action sports, kids, music and independent film content. 2015 saw the release of the company’s first Academy Award contender, CARTEL LAND. Prior to The Orchard, she was with Film Movement, where she was involved in the acquisition and sales of 150+ independent and foreign films. Having held positions at companies including Peacefulfish, European Film Promotion and Northstar Media, Meghan has extensive international experience and knowledge of the international film and television market. Prior to 2003, she spent five years living in Berlin and speaks fluent German.