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Dogwoof is regarded as the foremost documentary specialist brand in the world, and is a stamp of the highest quality content. We sell worldwide, distribute theatrically in the UK and invest in the production of creative feature docs and docu-series.

Founded in 2004, notable releases include theatrical hits such as Blackfish and Dior and I and acclaimed titles such as Oscar®-nominated Cartel Land and BAFTA-winning The Act of Killing. Dogwoof recently launched a film investment fund - TDog Productions - focusing on the development and production of feature docs and docu-series, gearing up the company towards vertically integration of production, sales and distribution.

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Andy Whittaker

Founder

Andy is the Founder of Dogwoof, with a goal to work with talented filmmakers, and create a global film studio operating across finance, distribution, sales and production. Andy is responsible for funding, strategy, and business development, with a focus on digital. Awards include: Sunday Times Film 20, Evening Standard’s Progress 1000, and The Guardian Film 100. Films include Blackfish, Cartel Land, Dior and I. Andy was born in Chester, UK.

Anna Godas

CEO

Anna is Dogwoof’s CEO. She has an MBA, and MAs in film production and screenwriting. Anna has steered the company from a small indie film distributor to a leading global brand in the field of documentary. Anna was directly responsible for the creation of Dogwoof's international sales arm, and is now focusing on growing Dogwoof's production investments, having recently set up a fund. Anna was born in Barcelona, Spain.

Oli Harbottle

Head of Distribution & Acquisitions

Oli has been at Dogwoof since 2006, and was part of the original team who made the decision to specialise in documentaries after the release of Black Gold the following year. As Head of Distribution & Acquisitions, he is responsible for acquisitions and overseeing all film releases, which include highly successful and innovative campaigns such as The Age of Stupid, Restrepo, Dreams of a Life, The Spirit of ‘45, The Act of Killing, Blackfish, and Dior and I, Cartel Land. He was named one of Screen International’s ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ in 2014. Oli was born in London.

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ANA VICENTE

HEAD OF SALES

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. Ana was born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Nirav Patel

Finance

Nirav is Dogwoof’s numbers guru; he joined the Company in 2011 after leaving over 15 years of Practice to get commercial experience. He maintains the day to day accounting records and looks after all the financial reporting requirements of the Company. Nirav was born in London.

Luke Brawley

Festivals Manager

After two years working in classic film distribution, Luke made the jump to Dogwoof in September 2014. A part of Dogwoof Global, Luke handles all international festival and single screening bookings including the coordination of deliverable materials. Luke was born in Luton, UK.

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Dorottya Székely

Head of Marketing

After a few years working on feature film campaigns in Hungary, Dorottya came to London to do her second Master’s in Cultural Management and joined the Dogwoof team in January 2015. She manages the marketing campaigns for Theatrical and Home Entertainment releases and looks after festival marketing for Dogwoof Global titles. In 2017, Dorottya was awarded the Screen Awards Rising Star. Dorottya was born in Budapest, Hungary.

Konstantinos Papageorgiou

Sales & Acquisitions Coordinator

Wanting to combine his knowledge and his love of documentaries, Konstantinos joined the Dogwoof team in 2016 after finishing his Business Administration studies in Greece. At Dogwoof he acts as a point of contact for film submissions and acquisition activities, as well as coordinating global film sales and providing administrative support. Konstantinos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Rupinder Nandra

WEB & DIGITAL COORDINATOR

Rupinder joined Dogwoof in May 2017. With 3 years of marketing experience under her belt she oversees the website, the social media channels and all other forms of digital communication at Dogwoof. Rupinder was born in Hillingdon, UK.

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Michael Fowler

Marketing Assistant

A Leicester native, Michael packed up to Liverpool in 2006 to study English Literature and stayed there for well over a decade starting numerous events and exhibitions including his beloved No Homers Club. After a fondly remembered stint as Marketing Manager with Liverpool’s Picturehouse at FACT, he joined the Dogwoof team in January 2018. Michael was born in Leicester, UK.

Yung Kha

Publicist

After cutting her teeth in a commercial agency working on accounts for Universal Pictures, Momentum Pictures and ITV amongst others, Yung moved in house to the ICA as film and digital arts press officer. Since starting with Dogwoof in May 2010; Yung has has worked on releases including Dreams of a Life, The Spirit of ‘45, Blackfish, Dior and I, BAFTA winning The Act of Killing. Yung was born in Ban Mê Thuột, Vietnam.

Mike Leedham

Designer

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! Mike was born in Essen, Germany.

Gemma Purkiss

Deliverables Manager

Gemma joined Team Dogwoof as an intern back in 2013 after graduating from Met Film School. Originally working on Home Entertainment releases, she handled assets for DVD and digital platforms. Now in 2015, Gemma has made the natural progression to handle the delivery of UK and Global assets to film festivals and digital platforms. Gemma was born in South Africa.

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Cleo Veger

Sales Executive

Cleo joined Dogwoof in the summer of 2014. Originally from Amsterdam, she studied Business/Marketing in Boston prior to making the move to London. She first joined Dogwoof as the social media coordinator and was repsonsible for all digital communications. After almost three years she made the move to the global sales team as sales executive. As Sales Executive, Cleo handles international TV sales and assists with acquisitions and overall strategy. Cleo was born in the USA.

Daniel Green

Home Entertainment Sales Manager

Daniel joined Dogwoof in October 2014 after several years working within independent and world cinema sales and distribution. Daniel has a First Class BA Hons degree in Film Studies from the University of Kent and graduated in 2009 before going on to work on a number of UK-produced documentaries. He now oversees the release of all of Dogwoof’s DVD, Blu-ray and digital titles. Dan was born in Hereford, UK.

Marcel Karst

Theatrical Sales Manager

Marcel holds an MA in Producing for Film and Television and has been working in film distribution for several years during which he has worked on releases such as The Great Beauty, Amour and Pina. Knowing the theatrical distribution landscape inside out, he is responsible for managing Dogwoof’s theatrical releases. Marcel was born near Stuttgart in Germany.

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LUCIE TOUBOUL

LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS

After graduating with a Master's Degree in Media Business & Law in Paris, Lucie trained at TF1 International and Memento International. She coordinated the co-production market at Les Arcs Film Festival in 2012 and worked as a Legal & BA Manager at London-based sales agency WestEnd Films for 4 years, working on titles from directors such as Woody Allen, Ralph Fiennes, and Michael Winterbottom. Lucie joined Dogwoof in August 2017 to handle Business Affairs across sales, distribution and production. She was born in Paris, France.

Bella

Bella

Office Dog

Bella joined Dogwoof in 2017 at 10 months old. She’s grown a lot in her time here at Dogwoof, improving her communication skills and interoffice engagement. While she has no experience in distribution of any sorts she tries her best to file invoices, redistribute cushions and make away with lunches. Bella is a Border Terrier x Pug x Staffie, born near Epping Forest.

 

 


 
 

Dogwoof Sales - international sales arm of Dogwoof

 

Dogwoof is a London-based documentary specialist integrating production, world sales and UK theatrical distribution. The company is regarded as the foremost documentary specialist brand in the world and is a stamp of the highest quality content. Founded in 2004, Dogwoof has so far released 18 Oscar®-nominated documentaries, with three wins and two BAFTA awards. Dogwoof recently launched its first film production investment fund, focusing on feature docs, docu-series, and remake rights, gearing up the company towards vertical integration.

 

 
 

Book one of our feature films for a corporate, community or educational screening. You submit a booking request, we agree a license, and you show it. It's that simple.

You can create your own special event, and we bring you our meticulously curated selection of films, which includes Oscar & BAFTA winners, and latest titles from hot festivals like Sundance, Cannes and Berlin. We believe that community-led cinema is the future, and that you have the power to entertain and reshape opinions.

We’re always on the lookout for new partnerships with like-minded, innovative companies. If you have an idea for a rolling screening program or an awesome collaboration with your company, please contact Marcel at marcel@dogwoof.com.

 

 

TDog is Dogwoof’s invite-only production fund. The fund launched in 2016 in order to support the making of quality documentaries across the world. Our upcoming titles include features focused on fashion designers Halston and Vivienne Westwood.