Daniela Elstner holds a Master's degree in Modern Literature and began her professional career at Unifrance in 1996. In 1998, she joined Les Films du Losange to create the international department of the production company, alongside Margaret Menegoz. In 2008, she joined Doc & Film International as a shareholder and general manager. Under her leadership, the audiovisual distribution company opened up to feature films and documentaries and built up a catalog of more than 800 films sold throughout the world and recognized by international critics and festivals. Daniela Elstner has also been president of the Association of Film Exporters since 2015. She was also treasurer of the European Exporters Association and the Syndicat des Entreprises de Distribution de Programmes Audiovisuels (SEDPA).
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