FOUNDATION BOARD

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, both during the first two weeks of November, as well as the PLUGS program.

  • President Anja Wyden Guelpa, Director of civicLab and former Chancellor of the State of Geneva
  • Secretary Neal Hartman, Director of the Science Gallery of Venice and engineer at CERN

Members of the Foundation Board

  • Philippa de Roten, Director of the Society and Culture Department at RTS
  • Jean-Pierre Greff, Director of HEAD – Genève and President of the Plaza Foundation
  • Maximilian Karli, producer at Rita Productions & Bandita Films
  • Adam Said, CEO of the investment group ACE & Company
  • Yarom Ophyr, Chairman and co-founder of Katana SA
  • Guerric Canonica, Partner in the firm Canonica Valticos de Preux + Associés

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

  • General & Artistic Director Anaïs Emery
  • Deputy Director of Operations Tom Guex
  • Deputy Artistic Director & Head of Programs Nathalie Gregoletto
  • Communication & Press Officer Nina Langeset

ADMINISTRATION

  • Deputy Director of Operations Tom Guex
  • Administration Officer Caroline Heussi
  • Fundraising and Partnerships Manager Juliette Papaloïzos

PROGRAMMATION

  • Deputy Artistic Director & Head of Programs Nathalie Gregoletto
  • Head of Digital & Professional Programs Paola Gazzani Marinelli

COMMUNICATION

  • Communication & Press Officer Nina Langeset
  • Webmaster NetOxygen
  • Translators Caroline Cada, Alexander Craker

PRODUCTION & TECHNIQUE

  • Executive Production Manager Zoé Nguyen