Annick Mahnert studied film production at the NYFA and worked as a production assistant at Roger Corman’s Concorde-New Horizons. Back in Switzerland, she went on to work in distribution and programming at 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Pathé Cinémas and Frenetic Films and worked at Maximage Filmproduktion as a production assistant.
Early 2012 she moved to Paris to join the renowned sales agency Celluloid Dreams, handling sales and acquisitions. Since 2013, she is working as a freelance producer, acquisitions consultant and festival programmer and was hired in November 2013 as Foreign Representative for the Market & Festivals department at Swiss Films, the promotion agency for Swiss filmmaking.
Mahnert is currently working on the production of Alexandre O. Philippe’s 78/52, a documentary about the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho and started development on Edgar Nito’s first feature Guachicolero and The Long Walk, the new film by Mattie Do. Dearest Sister, Do’s second feature shot in Laos premiered at the Fantastic Fest in Austin last September.
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