After studying business, producer Gabriela Bussmann (GoldenEggProduction, Switzerland) started in the 80s to work in the Limbo Film founded by producer George Reinhart in Zurich. After a short period as a freelance production assistant for international productions, she founded in 1990 with Jean Perret, the Critics’ Week in Locarno. Her particular interest in films from reality lead her in 1995 to become co-director of the Nyon International Film Festival, Visions du réel, head of management and responsible for the selection of projects and international contacts. She developed there an affiliated festival market, Doc Outlook – International Market and international co-production meetings, Pitching The Real.
She created in 2012 her own production company GoldenEggProduction in which she develops projects (documentary and fiction) and works as a consultant for development and coproduction.