Our board

Doc Lounge has an experienced and well-connected board with a range of strengths across film production and distribution, cultural policy, law, creative industries and innovation. The board provides valuable insights, advice and constantly help us make Doc Lounge everything it can be. 

Doc Lounge founder Fredrik Gertten (WG Film) functions as our strategic advisor.

Ove Rishøj Jensen (EDN Film & Media Consultant)

Ove has been with EDN (European Documentary Network) since Winter 2003 and is in charge of running workshops, pitching forums and seminars in both online and offline versions. He also works as a producer and outreach manager for Auto Images in Malmö. 

Katrine Kiilgaard (CPH:DOX Deputy Director, Industry & Training)

Since the fall of 2015 Katrine is responsible for all international industry activities at CPH:DOX - Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival. Formerly she was the Director of Nordisk Panorama - Nordic short and documentary film festival, now based in Malmö, Sweden.

Daniel Pynnönen

Since 2018 Daniel is working as Executive Producer at the documentary production company Picky Pictures. Prior to this he has extensive experience as Commissioning Editor for Swedish public broadcasters SVT and UR. 

Mattias is a project manager consultant with focus on brand management, partnership and events in Malmö since 1997. Formerly founder of music- and culture venue Babel (Jeriko) in Malmö. 

Katja has been working as cinema exhibitor and with the network of independent cinemas in Sweden since 2008 (managing director Bio Rio and cinema consultant at Folket hus och Parker). Today she is working as a documentary producer (Bright Film and Picky Pictures) and as consultant with focus on audience and cinema development.