NATPE adds raft of execs to Euro copro summit

NATPE has added several high-level production executives to the line-up for its inaugural coproduction summit, which will take place at the upcoming NATPE Europe market in Prague.

New confirmed speakers for the event include Caroline Benjo, co-managing director of Les Revenants producer Haut et Court, Andrew Critchley, managing director of UK-based Red Production Company and Thomas von Hennet, vice president of international coproduction & documentaries at German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1.

The summit, which has the title of ‘Now, the Story Starts in Europe’, will run from 8.30-10am on June 24 and take place in the Hilton Prague Hotel.

Tandem president Rola Bauer will also take part as will Frank Spotnitz, The X-Files writer and CEO of Big Light Productions.

From the the CEE production sector there will be Matthew Stillman, managing director of Czech Republic-based Stillking Films and Tomas Krejci, executive producer at Prague and LA-based Milk & Honey Pictures.

The NATPE Europe event is being held in Prague for the first time, having previously been run out of Budapest, Hungary. It runs from June 23-26.