Esther van Messel
CEO First Hand Films
Since 1998, Esther van Messel runs her own company FIRST HAND FILMS in Zurich and Berlin. FHF represents close to 300 hand-picked films and 200 producers from all over the world for sales. Esther also acts as Executive Producer for selected projects and her company is present at all major festivals around the year. Since 2013, FHF also distributes films theatrically in Swiss cinemas.