Meet the Dogwoof Team!
Anna is Dogwoof’s CEO, and co-founder; she has an M.A in screenwriting, MBA from Cass Business School. Heading up to the 10th anniversary of the company’s inception, Anna has strategised and steered the company from a small indie film distributor to become the UK’s leading documentary distributor, and along the way made time to implement Dogwoof Global sales division, Popup cinema strand, Dogwoof TV, partnerships with Netflix and iTunes and many more. Anna makes sure Dogwoof evolves and adapts to the changing film climate, looking at strategies for growth and diversity. Anna’s a devoted Barcelona supporter and also a big fan of macaroons and tangfastics.
Oli has been at Dogwoof since 2006, having previously produced the Raindance Film Festival. As Head of Distribution, he is responsible for acquisitions and overseeing all film release campaigns. He has overseen the highly successful and innovative campaigns for titles over the past few years such as The Age of Stupid, Restrepo, Dreams of a Life, and most recently, The Spirit of ‘45.
Terry joined Dogwoof in 2008 after a background in press and publishing. Terry studied film at BA and MA and has worked in press, marketing, and online roles at Dogwoof. He is now responsible for the co-ordination and development across platforms of the ever growing Dogwoof online presence as well as overseeing the home entertainment side of the business.
Yung started working with Dogwoof in May 2010, after nearly three years at the ICA as Film and Live and Media Arts Press Officer. Since joining the team, she has worked on various film and DVD releases including The Milk of Sorrow, Petropolis, Restrepo and The Interrupters.
Mike has been operating his own design company, 2D Design, for a number of years and has been the Dogwoof in house designer since 2006. Mike puts together our DVD sleeves, posters, adverts, web banners, and was responsible for the Dogwoof logo. If its Dogwoof branded, there’s a fair chance Mike designed it!
Vesna holds a First Class BA honours degree in Film, and an MA in Fiction Direction from the National Film and Television School. She is a winner of Royal Television Society Award and several film festival awards. Her experience in the field of international distribution in both, sales and acquisitions, combined with her background in filmmaking, provides her with valuable tools for identifying the demands of the international marketplace, while working closely with the filmmakers.
Ben joined Dogwoof in early 2010 and works to develop our websites and help co-ordinate online strategy. Before joining Dogwoof he was adrift in the world with no place to call home.
Ana holds a BA in Audiovisual Communication from London Metropolitan University and a MA PgDip in Documentary & TV Features from Salford University in Manchester. Her passion about feature docs drove her to write her MA thesis on the theatrical distribution of docs. Her professional career spans several years of working for various UK based distribution companies in both documentary and film as well as freelance consultant for independent producers and organisations.
Emma joined Dogwoof in 2011 and maintains our various websites and manages all the social media accounts for Dogwoof and the films we distribute, as well as our marketing campaigns. Emma has a BA in Film and a PG Cert in Film Journalism.
More than a bit documentary-obsessed, Patrick came all the way from Sydney Australia to join the team in January 2012. Patrick manages cinema logistics, promotions, partnerships as well as Dogwoof’s Popup Cinema service.
Shoshana joined Dogwoof in 2012 after completing a BA in Film and Literature. Shoshana looks after getting our films shown at festivals around the world, coordinates with buyers in other countries and helps Dogwoof to grow internationally.