Talent Guide

Anouchka van Riel

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2017, Fast Track 2016


Anouchka van Riel started her career in finance at Vivendi Universal’s gaming division where she was responsible for analyzing movie franchises (Ice Age 2, Scarface, Eragon…) and evaluating new publishing and distribution deals. She founded Span Productions with Amy Goldstein in 2008, a production company delivering independent films and series with an edge. Since 2004, she has also been an organizer of the largest French film festival in the world, COLCOA that promotes French artists and their films in the USA. She graduated from ESCP Europe and studied at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

Current Project

Waiting For Kate...(female is not a genre) (Documentary Feature)


Waiting For Kate...(female is not a genre) takes us on the roller coaster of contemporary pop stardom, with an unprecedented inside look at the euphoric highs and destructive lows on the cutting edge of today’s music industry.