Ahead of this year’s edition in September, two new international delegates will join the San Sebastian Festival team replacing two members of the team who step down from their functions:
Ginger Corbett, delegate for the United Kingdom, who has announced her professional retirement, and Federico Veiroj, delegate for Latin America, who plans
to work on his upcoming film projects. Their positions will be taken up by Chris Paton and Andrea Stavenhagen, respectively.
Chris Paton, the new delegate for the United Kingdom, has 30 years’ experience in the film industry – in publicity and acquisitions. He began his career at TriStar
Pictures in New York, subsequently worked at DDA Public Relations in Los Angeles and London and was founding partner of the communications agency, Premier
PR. He later moved to acquisitions at Fortissimo Films. He has worked with the Venice and Hong Kong film festivals and is currently a consultant for the
Dubai International Film Festival. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member for Cinemart in Rotterdam.
Andrea Stavenhagen,the new delegate for Latin America holds a Degree in History from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. She began her professional career in the
field of film promotion and dissemination collaborating in the Directing of Short Film Production at IMCINE. She went on to become Deputy Director of
Research and Dissemination at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica. At the Guadalajara International Film Festival she was head of the Ibero-American
Co-production Meeting. She was the Director of Industry with the FICG until August 2013. She also co-directed the Morelia Lab Workshop for Young Producers
in Latin America at the Morelia Film Festival.