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Natalia Libet

Natalia Libet

Institution, Film Fund


Decision Maker 2017


Natalia Libet has initiated a co-production partnership between Ukraine, Lithuania and France for "STASIS", a full-length fiction debut by Mantas Kvedaravicius; initiated EAVE in Demand workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine on Oct 5-6, 2017; has gained solid experience in investment and finance management while working for international companies primarily of the U.S. and German origin; has had annual audits with Big 4; obtained MBA in the U.S. with GPA: 4.00/4.00 in 2002; a winner of 2000 Edmund Muskie/Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship Award.

She works with full-length documentaries as a producer of "Hi, It's Me" by Sergey Morgunov (2019), "Greek Wife" by Polina Moshenska (2019) as well as full-length fiction features as a co-producer of "STASIS" by Mantas Kvedaravicius (2018), "Isaac" by Jurgis Matulevicius (2018), "Trust" by Dariusz Gajewski (2019), and a producer of "The Floor is Lava" by Kateryna Gornostai (2020).

company profile

ESSE Production House is the first full-service film production company in Ukraine. Since 1991, the company has delivered more than 800 commercials, industrial and music videos as well as numerous TV series and feature films. The company’s work has been recognized by various awards and nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Short Film, "Live Action for The Door" (2010) by Juanita Wilson, for which ESSE provided production services in Ukraine. Upcoming features include the Lithuanian-Ukrainian-French Stasis by Mantas Kvedaravicius, and the Lithuanian-Ukrainian-Polish Isaac by Jurgis Matulevicius.