She is Markets Manager with the Forum team at Amsterdam’s IDFA, and continues to consult, lead workshops and support international non-fiction talent.

As co-founder of Canadian production company Parabola films, Selin began her career as a creative producer. For over a decade, she produced author-driven documentary films that found their way to festivals, theater, and broadcast, in the process taking on an active role in Canada’s documentary landscape. She became Film Programmer and Head of RIDM Industry in 2017 and 2018 respectively, forging strong relationships with festivals and markets across Europe. In this role, she co-created the If! Doc Lab in Istanbul (2016-2018) and led co-production workshops for Quebec delegations at CPH:DOX, Sunny Side of the Doc, Hot Docs, and Cannes Doc. Additionally, Selin works as a consultant for international film markets such as Berlin’s EFM Toolbox, she is a founding member of the Documentary Association of Europe, and she consults for independent filmmakers all over the world.


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