Matchmaking Accelerator
POWER BY JI.HLAVA FILM FUND

This year's Ji.hlava IDFF offers an extended matchmaking service focused on individuals in the film business that seek new connections and networking opportunities.

Who are you interested to meet while in Jihlava? Do you need an advice? The Industry Matchmaker is happy to suggest what other film professionals you may meet at the festival and help you to arrange the meetings. The goal of the Matchmaking Accelerator is to help interconnect festival representatives, directors, and other film professionals attending the festival.We will be happy to advice you and suggest what other film professionals you may meet while in Jihlava. The goal of the Matchmaking Service is to help interconnect festival representatives, directors, producers and other film professionals attending the festival.

We are ready to help, just fill in the form below. Industry Matchmaker will start suggesting and preparing your appointments already from October 16. The last meetings will take place before the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, October 28.

Your matchmaker in Jihlava is Patricia Drati Rønde, one of the alumni of the Emerging Producers workshop. Feel free to turn to her in the Lighthouse / Industry Zone.

Patricia Drati Rønde is a creative producer and film development consultant, working with both documentary and fiction. She is currently working as a consultant for the new initiative of Filmworkshop Copenhagen called From a Different World, encouraging stories by filmmakers from a different ethnical background. Between 2009-2015, Patricia was Head of CPH:LAB at CPH:DOX International Documentary Film Festival. She curated, developed and managed the cross-cultural training and production lab for international filmmaking talents. She holds the Robert Award - Danish Film Academy Award 2012 in Short Film category for the production of a short film by Jeppe Rønde, Girl in the Water. Since 2013, Patricia has also been working internationally as a script reader and script editor.

  • Matchmaking Accelerator will operate online since October 16
  • The meetings will take place between Thursday, October 26  until Saturday, October 28
    10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Check the list of all industry guests in online Industry Guide
  • Venue: Lighthouse / Industry Zone – Masarykovo náměstí
  • Contact: Patricia Drati Rønde / Industry Matchmaker / patricia@ji-hlava.cz
  • During the festival days Patricia Drati Rønde will be available for individual consultations from Thursday, October 26 until Saturday, October 28 (10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) in the Lighthouse.
  • On top of that you can choose from the prebooked experts who will be available for individual meetings in the Lighthouse from Thursday till Saturday between 10:00 and 12:00. Check the list HERE. If you are interested to book a meeting withing these scheduled blocks, contact us at matchmaking@ji-hlava.cz
  • The service is available for Industry guests.