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Jean du Toit (President, Producer, Head of Business Affairs)

Jean du ToîtPresident Jean du Toit, together with Sven J. Matten, founded DuMatt Entertainment in 2011 having worked successfully for many years as head of business affairs for Buffalo Gal Pictures, an independent production company based in Winnipeg, Canada, using her creative vision and knowledge of the Canadian film industry and financing structures.
As head of business affairs, Jean’s work has centered mainly on feature films that have screened at festivals such as the Berlinale, Sundance, MoMA and Cannes. Volunteer work includes serving on the executive of the national board of the Documentary Organization of Canada, and on the board of the producer’s association On Screen Manitoba.

Sven J. Matten (Producer, Director)

Sven MattenSven J. Matten, together with President Jean du Toit, founded DuMatt Entertainment in 2011, using his creative drive as well as his keen sense of business and knowledge regarding the European film industry and the international investment business.
Sven has had many years of experience as an entrepreneur with regards to investments in Renewable Energy among others. He has worked in marketing and as a university professor for marketing and media management at Munich's Business School. This has been the backdrop for his former position as CEO of MEP Canada GmbH and his current work as a producer and director for film production company Paradigma Entertainment, which he's been owning and running in Germany since 1999.

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