Lisa Taube new festival director of Tempo Documentary Festival
The board of Tempo Documentary Festival is happy to announce the appointment of Lisa Taube as the new festival director. The board is very enthusiastic to welcome the new director to the organisation with whom they will work to continue the positive development and growth of the festival.
Chairman Yvonne Rock, says: “It is with great excitement that the board of Tempo announces the hiring of Lisa Taube. We were fortunate to have quite a number of very qualified applicants and we think Lisa is extremely competent of working with us to bring the organisation forward and move into new terrains.”
Lisa Taube has the last 10 years worked as a freelance consultant for international financing and project managing for film and media. Lisa has rich experience from the film industry since many years and has previously been the coordinator for Mediadesk Sweden, vice president of production company Atmo and compound secretary of Filmproducenternas rättighetsförening.
Lisa Taube states: ”Documentary storytelling is more important then ever in these times of alternative facts and false truths. It is with great excitement that I’m starting my assignment as festival director and I’m looking forward to continue to develop the festival.
Lisa will start her assignment on September 1 2017, taking over from Agneta Mogren who left the festival earlier this year after 20 years in the organisation. Melissa Lindgren will remain as artistic director.