Gitte Hansen
Gitte Schnyder-Hansen Consultancy, Switzerland

Gitte Hansen is independent film consultant in the documentary field with focus on project development, production, financing and distribution of films with international potential. Gitte is currently committed mentor for the co-production training-scheme Close-Up, the Finnish Talent Development Lab Kähittämö, CineDocTbilisi and as leading tutor of North Pitch – Below Zero - an international workshop and pitching session for projects focusing on life above the Arctic Circle. In addition, she serves at workshops such as IDFA Project Space, Ex Oriente and Documentary Campus, and at institutes and schools as mentor, tutor, moderator or consultant. She furthermore works with single productions for production companies with a background as executive producer of more than 20 international documentaries and series for First Hand Films, where she was deputy director and headed sales and acquisitions for many years. Gitte holds a Master of Film & Rhetoric from the University of Copenhagen.