Stella Litou is the General Manager of Ant1 TV, the leading media group in Greece. She is a media executive with international tv and film experience, having previously served successfully as programme director for Protv Group in Romania (part of CME GROUP) and for the MTG group as Programming Strategy Manager for Nova Bulgaria. Prior to that, she has worked on various roles in the tv and film finance and production industry in the UK and South Eastern Europe.
Dave Clarke is a media executive with 20 years of experience covering broadcasting, commissioning, distribution and production. He is currently the EVP Content for DRG and Atrium TV. He was most recently the Head of Scripted Acquisitions and Co-Productions at ITV Studios Global Entertainment where he was responsible for managing the distribution business’ in-house and third-party pipeline of scripted content. This followed Stints at Shine Group as the Head of Global Format Acquistions, Cineflix Media as the Vice-President of Strategic Planning and as the Controller of UK Cable/Satellite Channels Bravo and Challenge, where he was responsible for all commissioning, acquisitions and scheduling.
Bence Trunkó is a member of the Board and the Chief Creative Officer at Paprika Studios. The production power house is a member of the Nordic Entertainment Group and has offices in ten countries throughout Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics. As CCO of the company and from its headquarters in Budapest, Trunkó oversees the format development and adaptation in all of the Paprika regions. He graduated from the University of Drama and Cinematography in Hungary with a degree in broadcast media. Starting out as a scriptwriter, he worked as a freelancer for various TV stations in Hungary before gaining experience as a writer for the stage, feature films and radio shows, working with major advertising and creative agencies and publishing several books on the TV business. His current job includes setting up, controlling and supporting new creative divisions within the company. Besides his corporate responsibilities, he still creates, writes and pitches original and adapted scripted concepts for major networks in the region, such as Sony Network Television which just finished airing his latest work, A la carte, a 10 episode romantic comedy series. Currently he is working as a showrunner in various countries.
He is the Deputy CEO and the Director of Programming at RTL Hungary. He graduated with a Doctor of Law degree from the Eötvös Loránd University in 1994 and a television presenter-director degree two years later from the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest. In 2007 he received his DLA. Kolosi started his professional career in 1994 as a reporter, senior editor and presenter in several programmes like Kriminális, Múzsa, Objektív and Nap-Kelte at Magyar Televízió Rt. Since 1997 he has been working as a lecturer at the University of Theatre and Film Arts as well as for RTL and the launch of its first channel in Hungary, RTL Klub. He joined the station as the editor-in-chief and presenter of the daily show Fókusz, and in 2001 he became its programming director. He has been the deputy CEO at RTL Hungary since 2015.
Omri Givon lives and works in Tel Aviv. His debut film, the TV drama ’The Valley of Dreams’, tells a story about Israeli soldiers in Lebanon. His debut feature, ‘Seven Minutes in Heaven’, a co-production between Israel, France and Hungary won, amongst others, Best Feature award at the Haifa International Film Festival festival in 2008, Best Debut Feature at Warsaw IFF and was selected for the official competition section at Tribeca Film Festival in 2009.
In 2013, Givon wrote and directed together with Rotem Shamir the series ‘Hostages’ for Channel 10. The series ‘Hostages’ was broadcast on Canal Plus in France and on Channel 4 in England. Warner Brothers produced the American version of the series for CBS. ‘Hostages’ was also the first Israeli series purchased by Netflix. In 2017, Givon wrote and directed the action drama ‘When Heroes Fly’ for Keshet 12 which won the Best Series award at the Canneseries Awards 2018.