Philippa Kowarsky

Kowarsky, Philippa

  • Position: Managing Director
  • Company: Cinephil

Philippa Kowarsky founded Cinephil in 1997, a sales and co-productions company that is home to numerous independent international productions. The company focuses on strategising, distributing and selling documentaries internationally. Cinephil also acts as co-producer and executive producer for several of its films, raising finances for the projects and following them through to completion. In 2013 Philippa was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for THE GATEKEEPERS. In 2014 THE ACT OF KILLING was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, in 2016 THE LOOK OF SILENCE was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature – both films are represented and sold by Cinephil worldwide. In 2016 CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Documentary