Olga Lamontanara


After studying cultural management at Bocconi University in Milan, Olga started her career in the Planning & Development Dept. of the Brooklyn Academy of Music – BAM in New York. Between 2006 and 2009, she was Head of Special Projects at Scuola Holden in Turin and in 2011 she co-founded the Bari Queer Festival. In 2008, she joined the newly created TorinoFilmLab, where she has been Head of Communications since 2013. She also manages TFL’s partnerships with several festivals, film institutions & organisations. Olga is based in Zurich (Switzerland), where she collaborates with emerging filmmakers and producers on training initiatives and film promotion.

Mathieu Robinet

Distributor and sales agent

Mathieu Robinet graduated from HEC, where he specialised in Media Management. He spent three years in London working for Future Films. In 2007, Mathieu joined MK2 in Paris to handle the business affairs and development of the production team. He worked on several major feature films like La Vénus Noire (Abdellatif Kechiche) and L’Heure d’Été (Olivier Assayas) overseeing all aspects of day to day production and film financing. From 2007 to 2012, Mathieu grew as a major sales agent in France, working for Funny Balloons and then Bac Films. In 2013, Mathieu was appointed CEO of Bac Films. He now oversees all activities of the company. Mathieu’s efforts turned the company into a major player of the independent film world, culminating with the acquisitions of The Square (Ruben Ostlund, 2017 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or). Bac Films is now nurturing up and coming filmmakers (Léa Mysius, Mohammed Ben Attia) as well as accompanying recognised directors (Pablo Larrain, Park Chan Wook).