Bianca Taal



Born in 1979, Bianca studied film and television at the University of Utrecht and obtained a Masters Degree in 2002. She started her working career in the film industry working with the International Film Festival Rotterdam as a staff member of the Hubert Bals Fund and the CineMart in 2001. From 2005 – 2007 Bianca was co-manager of the CineMart, the international co-production market of the Film Festival Rotterdam. CineMart was the first platform in its form to offer film makers the opportunity to launch their ideas to the international film industry and to find the right connections to get their projects financed. Consecutavely Bianca has been Head of the Hubert Bals Fund since April 2007. This fund is part of the IFFR supporting cinema from non-western countries. In addition she is an advisor of the Dutch Film Fund. In the past few years she has served on (project) juries at festivals in amongst others Buenos Aires, Yerevan, Carthage, New Delhi and Mexico City. As of March 1st 2009, Bianca will take on a new position as Head of Programmes at the Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam  

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