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EFP Elects New Member to its Board of Directors

Press releases 2018-05-15
EFP Board of Directors  From left to right: Christian Juhl Lemche (Danish Film Institute), Françoise Lentz (Film Fund Luxembourg), EFP President Martin Schweighofer (Austrian Films), EFP Vice President, Mariette Rissenbeek (German Films), Marten Rabarts (EYE International) Nerina T. Kocjančič (Slovenian Film Centre), and EFP Managing Director Sonja Heinen. Not in the picture: Briony Hanson (British Council). EFP Board of Directors From left to right: Christian Juhl Lemche (Danish Film Institute), Françoise Lentz (Film Fund Luxembourg), EFP President Martin Schweighofer (Austrian Films), EFP Vice President, Mariette Rissenbeek (German Films), Marten Rabarts (EYE International) Nerina T. Kocjančič (Slovenian Film Centre), and EFP Managing Director Sonja Heinen. Not in the picture: Briony Hanson (British Council). EFP/ Kurt Krieger

The members of European Film Promotion (EFP) have elected a new member to the Board of Directors at today's General Assembly during the Cannes Film Festival. The Board is composed of seven members and the term of office lasts for two years. Dutch EFP representative Marten Rabarts was newly elected to the Board while German Films Managing Director Mariette Rissenbeek was elected Vice President.

The members of the Board of Directors are:

President: Martin Schweighofer, Executive Director, Austrian Films

Vice President: Mariette Rissenbeek, Managing Director, German Films

Briony Hanson, Director of Film, British Council

Nerina T. Kocjančič, Head of Promotion and Sales, Slovenian Film Centre

Christian Juhl Lemche, Festival Consultant, Danish Film Institute

Françoise Lentz, Head of Promotion, Film Fund Luxembourg

Marten Rabarts, Head of EYE International (The Netherlands),

European Film Promotion (EFP) is a unique network of 38 European member organisations who represent films and talent from their respective territories. Under the EFP flag, the members team up on initiatives to jointly promote the diversity and the spirit of European cinema and talent at key international film festivals and markets. EFP is financially supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme of the European Union and by its member organisations.

The Hamburg-based office is backed by the German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and the Ministry of Culture of the City of Hamburg.

For more information please visit www.efp-online.de