The GIFF Foundation aims to promote film, television and digital creation in Switzerland. To this end, it organizes the Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF) and the Geneva Digital Market (GDM), both during the first two weeks of November, as well as the GIFF Unlimited.

Guerric Canonica, president, partner in the firm Canonica Valticos de Preux + Associate
Neal Hartman, secretary, director of CineGlobe Film Festival and engineer at CERN

Members of the Foundation Board

Philippa de Roten, director of the Society and Culture Department at RTS
Max Karli, producer at Rita Productions and Bandita Films
Yarom Ophir, president of the Board and co-founder of Katana SA
Sylvie Buhagiar, lawyer
Nathalie Pichard, director of Arttech Foundation


Anaïs Emery – executive and artistic director
Tom Guex – deputy director in charge of operations


Maral Mohsenin – head of programs
Paola Gazzani Marinelli – head of digital and professional programs
Ana Castanosa – operational manager of the GDM
Nathalie Gregoletto, Gaëlle Vidalie, Anna Percival, Fran Gayo, Frank Braun – cinema programs
Nathalie Gregoletto, Anna Percival – series programs
Sten Saluveer – professional program (industry)
Marie Hippenmeyer – head of cultural outreach & GIFF unlimited coordinator


Rosalie Grobet –  head of communication
Zahra Badoui – head of communication
Fabien Jupille – video editing
DaisyBell – webmaster
Office for Typography – graphism
Benjamin Muzzin – CGI


Joseph Chaumont – administrative coordinator
Lydia Frost – head of fundraising and partnerships
Alex Schuhmann – vr technical manager
Sarah Menouer – head of production
Adrien Boulanger – technical manager
Laurent Marti – IT


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