03-12-2015

EFP Appoints Heinen as General Director

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Sonja Heinen and Renate Rose Sonja Heinen and Renate Rose EFP

HAMBURG: The Board of Directors of European Film Promotion (EFP) appointed Sonja Heinen to replace Renate Rose as Managing Director of the pan-European network at their recent meeting in Hamburg.

Heinen, Programme Manager of Berlin based World Cinema Fund and head of the Berlinale Co-Production Market for the past twelve years, will succeed Rose at EFP as of March 2017 following EFP's 20th anniversary celebrations.

Under Rose's tenure, EFP grew to represent 36 European member countries, to promote European filmmaking. Rose was with EFP for 20 years, since the beginning of the organisation. She is leaving the post for retirement.

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