Six Women Elected to European Film Academy Board

transformThe members of the European Film Academy (EFA), more than 3,300 film professionals from across Europe, have elected six women onto the EFA Board, the EFA’s executive body. Each board member is elected for a period of two years and eight of the mandates were up for (re-)election. Re-elected were two female members of the board, Dagmar Jacobsen and Rebecca O’Brien.

The six new board members are:

Tilde Corsi, Italy, producer
Ira von Gienanth, Germany, producer/distributor
Angeles Gonzáles-Sinde, Spain, screenwriter
Vanessa Henneman, the Netherlands, talent agent
Agnès Jaoui, France, director/screenwriter/actress
Ewa Puszczynska, Poland, producer

They take over from Adriana Chiesa di Palma (Italy), Stephan Hutter (Germany), Cedomir Kolar (France), Goran Paskaljevic (Serbia), Antonio Perez Perez (Spain) and Jani Thiltges (Luxembourg).

The EFA Board now consists of 11 women and five men, one chairwoman and two deputy chairmen:

Chairwoman:
Agnieszka Holland, Poland, director

Deputy Chairmen: 
Mike Downey, UK, producer
Antonio Saura, Spain, producer

Board Members:
Roberto Cicutto, Italy, producer
Tilde Corsi, Italy, producer
Helena Danielsson, Sweden, producer
Ira von Gienanth, Germany, producer/distributor
Ilann Girard, France, producer
Angeles Gonzáles-Sinde, Spain, screenwriter
Vanessa Henneman, Netherlands, talent agent
Dagmar Jacobsen, Germany, producer/director
Agnès Jaoui, France, director/screenwriter/actress
Nadine Luque, Spain, producer
David MacKenzie, UK, director
Rebecca O’Brien, UK, producer
Ewa Puszczynska, Poland, producer
Marek Rozenbaum, Israel, producer
Ada Solomon, Romania, producer
Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland, director

Further information here.

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