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About us

The founders of CUT-UP’s Film Festival Strategy Tool, Moritz Schneider and Andrea Sponring, met back in 2008. They quickly recognized their shared passion for film. This quickly evolved into distribution & sales for shorts. When consulting fellow filmmakers about their films’ festival run, Moritz & Andrea clearly saw the need for a new approach in festival distribution, that should allow exchange of first hand information and experience when submitting films to festivals: a Film Festival Strategy Tool.

Read more in our interview.

Moritz Schneider

  • Economics and Communications / University of Zurich and Business Law / ZHAW, Switzerland
  • Festival director and other positions (Fantoche Jugendfilmage, etc.)
  • Producer of award-winning student short films, commercials and music videos
  • Locarno Industry Academy Alumni
  • Festival Distribution & Sales at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)

Andrea Sponring

  • Natural Scientist / University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Founder & CEO of the casting agency
  • Crew member of many award-winning films
  • Producer of short films, commercials and music videos