Professional Status


Paula Wright


Events Coordinator

Vision du Réel International Film Festival
March 2016 to April 2016
  • Coordinating professional events, panels and conferences for the Doc Outlook International Market.
  • Managing VIP and sponsoring events.
  • Organizing catering.


Zürich Film Festival / Fribourg International Film Festival
2014 to 2015
  • Hosting various film screenings (incl. gala premieres) in English and French.
  • Individual preparation and research for each film screening.
  • Introducing the film and director to the audience.
  • Q&A with cast and/or crew members.

Programmes Coordinator and International Features Programmer

Geneva International Film Festival "Tous Ecrans"
2011 to 2012
  • Head of the selection committee for the feature film section.
  • Coordinating the programming of the festival and its different sections - feature films, TV series, shorts and new media.
  • In charge of all communication with distributors and TV networks.
  • Organizing subtitles and press material.
  • Introducing the film and director to the audience.
  • Q&A with cast and/or crew members.

Production Manager

Caravan Production
2008 to 2010
  • Responsible for the production and post-production of TV commercials, documentaries and corporate films.
  • Client and budget management.
  • Events coordination.
    Clients: Rolex, The Travel Channel USA, The America’s Cup, Merk Serono and the RTS (Swiss National TV).

Production Coordinator

Amata Film Production
2007 to 2007
  • Production and coordination of TV commercials and corporate films.
  • Cost estimation and project coordination (clients, advertising agencies, producers, cinematographers, production companies).
    Clients: Nike (Commercial with Roger Federer), Baume & Mercier and the Swiss Private Bank Pictet.

Production Assistant

Halal Films
2006 to 2006
  • Production Assistant on the documentary "A Jihad for Love" directed by Parvez Sharma, produced in association with Channel 4, ZDF Arte and The Sundance Documentary Fund. Selected at the Berlinale and Toronto Film Festival in 2008.


  • Final Cut Pro
  • Microsoft Office
  • Filemaker
  • Bilingual ENGLISH-FRENCH
  • Fluent in SPANISH
  • Elementary level of GERMAN


Moderation Workshop

Zurich Film Festival
2015 to 2015

On Camera intensive for actors and directors Workshop

Stella Adler Studio, Berlin
2015 to 2015

Film Production Certificate

New School University, New York
2001 to 2003

Director of the short film “Getting There”.
Kodak Prize for Best Comedy, New School Invitational Film show 2004.

Semester abroad, Program of European Studies Exchange (ERASMUS). Universidad Autonoma, Barcelona.