Participant profile: Tilman Scheel

In Germany we find out more about the Managing Director of Reelport GmbH, Tilman Scheel.

Tilman Scheel

Tilman Scheel

Tilman was born in Hanover, and studied art history and law in Hamburg and Berlin. In 2001 Tilman became a lawyer with Arthur Andersen and Ernst&Young consultants, his areas of expertise being company and media law.

In July 2004 he developed reelport, an online film submission platform for festivals like Oberhausen and Tampere. In 2005 Tilman founded the reelport GmbH as an independent company. By now 15,000 film makers have uploaded more than 20,000 films to 60+ festivals from Korea to Finland and from Ecuador to Italy.

In 2008 Tilman created Europe’s Finest with the support of MEDIA. Europe’s Finest has by now acquired the Pan-European rights to more than 50 film classics and a dozen current Cannes and Berlin participants, digitised them in 2k DCI cinema format and is offering them to the digital theatres across Europe.

Tilman loves Film, Tango Argentino, Mark Rothko and Tafelspitz.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: