Gitte Hansen

Deputy Director of First Hand Films, International Sales & Services | Swiss Distribution (Switzerland)

Gitte Hansen is Deputy Director of First Hand Films. She works on a daily basis with project development, executive producing, financing and packaging, marketing strategy, sales and acquisition of non-fiction films and series. Recent titles she executive-produced for First Hand include NOTHING IS FORGIVEN, JAHA'S PROMISE, PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW, AMBULANCE. She serves as a consultant, lecturer and moderator at events such as the Nordic Forum, DOK.incubator, EDN pitches and workshops around Europe, Pitching du Réel, IDFA, Ex Oriente and Greenhouse. Hansen has served on several juries at international film festivals and holds a Master's degree in Film and Rhetoric from the University of Copenhagen.