Deputy Director for First Hand Films, Gitte Hansen 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 FHF include Sound of Torture, Trespassing Bergman, Fonko and Death – a Series About Life.
Previously she has worked with international distribution of feature films and inhouse factual production at DR-TV, Denmark. She was Head of Information and Promotion with Filmkontakt Nord in Copenhagen for five years and coordinator of the Nordisk Forum for Co-financing of Documentaries.
Hansen has joined Vertigal Strategies, Eurodoc session, Transmedia Next and serves as consultant, lecturer and moderator at events such as Nordic Forum, DOK.incubator, EDN Pitchings and Workshops around Europe. 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.