Welcome Katharine and Maja!

Doc Lounge are pleased to announce  that we have hired a new Manager to oversee the Doc Lounge Network, Katharine Simpson. Katharine is joined at head office by Maja Lindquist, who will take on a new national coordinator role for Sweden as well as working on Network development. Katharine has worked in film and TV in the UK for many years, primarily in documentary at Al Gore’s Current TV and The Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation, but also recently as the Festival Producer for Discovery Film Festival, Scotland’s International Film Festival for Young Audiences. Katharine will join Doc Lounge in this important role working with Doc Lounges across the Nordic region and leading on the development of the Network as a whole. Maja is currently the Project Manager for Doc Lounge Lund and has worked with Doc Lounge in a variety of roles including as a volunteer and as a board member in the past. Maja has a strong knowledge of Swedish cinema through working with film distribution organisation Folkets Bio and international networks through Trans Europe Halles. This recruitment was made with help from Linus Zackrisson at MinKarriär AB.  Many thanks to him! We wish you all a sunny and happy  summer!