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Speaker Bios

2020 Speaker Bios P-Q

Catalina Porto

TV Executive with more than 20 years of experience working in the most important telecommunications, media and entertainment companies in Colombia. Lawyer by profession, has directed the legal areas of different production companies In Colombia. She has a master’s degree in Telco’s and digital technologies and studies in Business Management.

Currently works as Executive Manager of the Caracol TV Production Business Unit, where she is in charge of developing and executing the strategy for new production projects.

During her career, has excelled in the design of structures and team management, as well as in business affairs, compliance and M&A issues. Recently she has been Executive Producer of series such as Chichipatos, Siempre Bruja and la Reina de Indias.

Katerina Pshenitsyna

Katerina Pshenitsyna is a senior executive with 7-years’ experience in international distribution of Russian content. She started her career at Wizart Animation, a leading production and sales outlet for top-quality animation, and afterwards moved to Central Partnership, the industry distribution leader, to oversee international sales of the company. In 5 years at Central Partnership she has handled international sales of over 50 Russian projects and has overseen over 220 international theatrical releases. Over the course of her career in the industry, Katerina has handled international sales for such well-known Russian projects as the CREW, VIKING, the SNOW QUEEN franchise, THREE SECONDS, the BOLSHOI, the FIXIES animated features franchise, etc.

Tobias Queisser

Tobias is a Co-Founder and the CEO of Cinelytic. He has a strong background in finance, tech ventures and the entertainment industry. Prior to Cinelytic, Tobias worked 10 years in finance as an investment banker at Ermgassen & Co, advising companies on complex international M&A deals, and later co-founded and managed a global investment fund in London, which was acquired in 2013. That year Tobias founded Arctic Pictures Limited, an international film production company based in London that focuses on sourcing, development, financing, and production of filmed entertainment. Tobias holds a MSc in International Accounting & Finance from CASS Business School London and a BA Honours from the European Business School, London. Further he studied Film Finance & Production at UCLA Los Angeles and Film Production & Production Management at the National Film and Television School London.