Maria Tanjala is the co-founder of FilmChain, transforming how film and TV producers, sales agents, and financiers get paid. A digital collection agent (CAM) for independents and a royalties
management solution for content distributors, FilmChain brings transparency and modernises payments.
Maria has been passionate about improving the industry through emerging technologies and is an expert in blockchain and data. Awards include ‘Startup of the Year’ London Business Awards, SXSW
Content and Entertainment Finalist, Startup Challenge at San Sebastian Film Festival, Makers and Shakers, Unchain Fintech Festival, and many more.
She's been mentoring about recoupments and technologies at Inside Pictures, ACE Network, Erich Pommer Institut, Cannes Producers Network, EFM Horizon, etc.