Karol Martesko-Fenster

Karol Martesko-Fenster is Partner/COO of Abramorama and Chief Content Officer of Thought Engine Partners. He is a producer on Thomas Wirthensohn’s Mystic Business and Homme Less (’14 DOCNYC Grand Jury Award), Maura Axelrod’s Maurizio Cattelan – Be Right Back, and an executive producer on Lila Schwarzenberg and Lukas Sturm’s My Uncommon Father, Jessie Deeter’s Hoof Dreams, Steven Rosenbaum and Pamela Yoder’s The Outsider, Adam Schomer’s series The Road To Dharma – Riders of the Himalayas, Daniel McCabe’s This Is Congo, Leslie Iwerk’s Ella Brennan: Commanding The Table, Amy Benson & Scott Squires’ Drawing The Tiger, Phil Cox’s Love Hotel and The Bengali Detective (’13 Grierson Documentary Award), Noel Dernesch & Moritz Springer’s Journey To Jah (’13 Zurich Film Festival Audience Award), Havana Marking’s Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers, and James Smith’s Floored. He was the production executive on Emmett Malloy’s Big Easy Express (2013 Grammy Award) and Harry Belafonte’s Sing Your Song (’12 NAACP Image Award) and Executive Producer of Danfung Dennis’s Hell and Back Again (’13 Grierson Documentary Award, 2012 Academy Award Best Documentary Nominee, and 2011 Sundance World Documentary Grand Jury and Cinematography Award Winner). Previously, Karol was the President of Film for Michael Cohl’s S2BN Entertainment and Head of Film at Chris Blackwell’s Palm Pictures. Karol has produced over 25 television and satellite broadcast music programs, multiple Webby Award-winning programs including wetheeconomy.com and focusforwardfilms.com, and he co-founded FILMMAKER Magazine, RES Magazine, and the media content enterprises indiewire, cinelan, and conditionone. (www.karol.com)