Board & Advisory Groups

NP’s Board consists of five national Board Members, all currently active in the short film and/or documentary sector in their respective countries.

The national Board Members are elected for a term of four years (with a possible one year prolongation) by the national Advisory Groups representing the national associations of independent filmmakers and producers.

Board

Kerstin Übelacker, We Have a Plan AB, Sweden
Ingvil Giske, Medieoperatørene AS, Norske Produsentforeningen, Norway (Chair)
Janne Niskala, Vaski Filmi Oy, Finland
Jesper Jack, House of Real, Danish Producers Association, Denmark (Vice-Chair)
Halla Kristín Einarsdóttir, Director, Iceland

National Advisory Groups

Denmark

Jesper Jack, House of Real, Danish Producers Association (Vice-Chair)
Lin Alluna, Director, Pondus Film
Christian Bonke, Director, The Association of Danish Film Directors
Frank Piasecki Poulsen, Danish Film Institute (Observer)

Finland

Janne Niskala, Vaski Filmi Oy (Board Member)
Sanna Kultanen, Finnish Documentary Guild
Joni Männistö
Anna-Karin Grönroos
Liisa Karpo, napafilms
Otto Suuronen, Finnish Film Institute (Observer)

Iceland

Halla Kristín Einarsdóttir, Director (Board Member)
Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir, Krumma Films
Brynja Dögg Friðriksdóttir, Director
Helga Rakel Rafnsdóttir, Skarkali
Heather Millard, Spier Films
Halla Kristín Einarsdóttir,
Christof Wehmeier, Icelandic Film Centre (Observer)

Norway

Ingvil Giske, Medieoperatørene AS, Norske Produsentforeningen (Chair)
Dag Hoel, Producer
Frank Mosvold, Producer
Stine Tveten, Vestnorsk Filmsenter
Kari Anne Moe, Director & Producer
Toril Simonsen, Norwegian Film Institute (Observer)

Sweden

Kerstin Übelacker, We Have a Plan AB, (Board Member)
David Herdies, Momento Film
Anne-Marie Söhrman Fermelin, Filmbasen
Johanna Thelander, Filmcentrum
Karin Ekberg, Filmmaker
Håkan Bjerking, SFR
Karin Wegsjö, SFR
Klara Björk, Akademin Valand
Jing Haase, Swedish Film Institute (Observer)