Florence Martin-Kessler

founder Live Magazine

Florence Martin-Kessler

Florence Martin-Kessler is a filmmaker and the founder of Live Magazine, a storytelling show in Paris, Brussels, Geneva, Strasbourg and Marseille, labelled Press Innovation of the Year by the 2015 Assises Internationales du Journalisme, finalist of the Innovation in Journalism Award of the 2016 Club de la Presse de Lyon and of the I-Minds European press awards 2017.

She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 2010-11, and sits on the boards of the CFJ (French Journalism School) and LASCAM, the French Author's Guild which manages 100 million euros of copyrights for journalists and nonfiction authors. Her recent documentaries narrate the perilous challenge of building the Republic of South Sudan from scratch (for Arte); the fate of Cambodia (for revue XXI), and the impossible ambitions of women on Wall Street (for the New York Times). She helped launch the newly-created Next Journalism Award which will allow European journalist entrepreneurs to pitch their project at Harvard University and is a member of the jury of the Prix du Livre du Réel, the first narrative non fiction prize in France.

Florence Martin-Kessler will speak at the following events:

14:00 - 15:15  friday 13 april 2018
Sala della Vaccara
When journalism goes live and on stage: can live events help build loyalty, trust - and the business? 
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