TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

Tobias Pausinger

Tobias Pausinger




Decision Maker 2019
Decision Maker 2013
Decision Maker 2011


Tobias Pausinger was trained in international film production and financing in Ludwigsburg, Los Angeles and Rome and holds an MBA from TU Munich. From 2002 - 2009, he was responsible for the acquisition of a variety of multi-award-winning films for international sales at Bavaria Film International and The Match Factory. Throughout the years, Tobias continuously advised various film festivals and industry initiatives on content and strategic matters. In 2011, he co-founded the Art:Film initiative to enhance and nurture highly artistic cinema and visual arts. From 2017 - 2019, Tobias worked as an industry advisor for the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media of Germany in the department for International Affairs and Film Economics and served as the German delegate on the Board of Management at Eurimages. In November 2019 Tobias returned to The Match Factory as Head of Development and Acquisitions.

company profile

World sales company The Match Factory is dedicated to bringing the finest in arthouse cinema to the international market. Since our founding in 2006, our passion has been to work with films of signature and vision from around the globe. The Match Factory has built strong relationships with acclaimed directors and producers, while working simultaneously to discover promising new filmmakers with a powerful original style.