Slovakia & Germany
Daniela Cölle received her BA, MA and PhD in Film Theory and Critique from the Film and Television Faculty (Academy of Performing Arts) in Bratislava (SK). After her studies, she worked as film curator and journalist, as project manager for the European Cultural Society, managing e- learning programs on film, theatre and dance and worked on several independent film productions. Subsequently, she was CEO of the distribution company Filmtopia (2012-2014) and EURIMAGE Representative Deputy for Slovak Republic (2014-2016).
She is a co-organizer and artistic director of the Film Festival 4 Elements (Banská Stiavnica, SK) since 2010 and was its executive director until 2017. In 2016 she joined Pluto Film where she is currently responsible for acquisitions and festival strategies.