Manu Guddait

Berlin International Film Festival/European Film Market

Manu Guddait is Head of Strategic Development at the European Film Market (EFM) of the Berlin International Film Festival.

Manu is running the Market’s innovation platform EFM Horizon. The five-day programme acts as a window onto latest developments in the film and entertainment world, and examines new paths and future-proofing strategies in a transforming film industry.

Before joining the European Film Market in 2005, Manu worked at other film festivals such as the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival of the Goethe Institute San Francisco. Prior to that, Manu’s working experience includes a marketing position at major German distributor X Verleih, and in the Communication department of Studio Babelsberg, a large-scale film studio, specialized in international productions.

Manu holds a master’s degree in „Communication in Social and Economic Contexts“ from the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK).

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