EFP announces its new Board of Directors
The members of European Film Promotion (EFP) today elected a new Board of Directors at its General Assembly meeting during the Berlin International Film Festival. The Board is composed of seven members and the term of office lasts for two years. Éva Vezér was again elected EFP President, Claudia Landsberger remains EFP Vice-President.
The members of the Board of Directors are
Èva Vezér Hungary (EFP President)
General Manager, Magyar Filmunió
Claudia Landsberger The Netherlands (EFP Vice President)
Head of EYE International, EYE Film Institute Netherlands
Rafael Cabrera Spain
Marketing Manager, ICAA - Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales
Ivana Ivišić Croatia
International Co-operation and Promotion, Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Christian Juhl Lemche Denmark
Festival Manager Feature Films, Danish Film Institute
Jaana Puskala Finland
Head of Feature Film Promotion, Finnish Film Foundation
Martin Schweighofer Austria
Managing Director, Austrian Film Commission
Éva Vezér, Claudia Landsberger, Christian Juhl Lemche and Jaana Puskala have been re-elected. New representatives on the board are Ivana Ivišić, Rafael Cabrera and Martin Schweighofer. Renate Rose has been the Managing Director of EFP since the foundation of EFP in 1997.
Since the foundation of European Film Promotion, the number of members has increased from 10 founding members to 31 promotion and export organisations from 32 countries. In recent years, it has mainly been film organisations from Eastern Europe which have been the ones joining EFP. EFP is financially supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
Photo above: EFP Board of Directors 2011. From left: Rafael Cabrera, Éva Vezér (President), Renate Rose (Managing Director), Christian Juhl Lemche, Jaana Puskala, Martin Schweighofer, Ivana Ivišić, Claudia Landsberger (Vice President).
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