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Cinema City - International Film And New Media Festival to host EFA Board meeting during the festival

CINEMA CITY - The whole town is a cinema!

The new edition of Cinema City International Film Festival will be held from June 16 to June 23, 2012 in Novi Sad. During those eight days, Novi Sad will once again become cinema city with rich film, music and academic programmes.

The programme concept of the festival covers film, music, and academic programme, which take place at more than 20 locations in Novi Sad.

Film programme will present 14 selections of domestic and foreign production, along with three competitive selections and numerous retrospectives. Over 150 films, more than a hundred premieres will be shown at 5 indoor and 4 outdoor locations. The festival will present 20 awards for domestic, international and low-budget films.

Music programme of Cinema City festival is held at the magical Petrovaradin Fortress, and other locations in the city centre. The music programme includes spectacular opening and closing parties for 20,000 people as well as numerous concerts, VIP parties and receptions for the guests of the Festival.

Academic programme includes more than 30 panels, with participants from more than 10 countries. Within this programme, film artists, theoreticians, critics, and representatives of film industry discuss many significant subjects related to film art and film industry.

The festival will hold a formal meeting of the Board of EFA. 

On this occasion I will be delivering a keynote on film production distribution and the festival circuit. 

See you there. 

The EFA Board and Staff

The President:

Wim Wenders, director, Germany

The Board:


Yves Marmionproducer, France

Deputy Chairmen:

Nik Powelldirector of the National Film and Television School, UK
Volker Schlöndorff, director, Germany

Board Members:

Chris Auty, producer, UK
Bruno Chatelinproducer, France
Adriana Chiesa di Palmainternational distributor, Italy
Daniela Ciancio costume designer, Italy
Helena Danielssonproducer, Sweden
Mike Downeyproducer, UK
Stephan Hutter, distributor, Germany
László Kantor, producer, Hungary
Cedomir Kolarproducer, France
Goran Paskaljevic, director/writer, Serbia

Antonio Perez Perezproducer, Spain
Marek Rozenbaum, producer, Israel
Antonio Sauraproducer, Spain
Els Vandevorst, producer, the Netherlands
Michael Weber, sales agent, Germany
Krzysztof Zanussi, director, Poland

Honorary Members of the Board:

Sir Ben Kingsley, actor, UK
Dušan Makavejev, director, Serbia
Jeanne Moreau, actress, France
István Szabó, director, Hungary


Hans-Robert Eisenhauer, producer, Germany
Ulrich Gregor, festival director, Germany

Deputy treasurers:
Renée Gundelach, producer, Germany
Irina Wanka, actress, Germany

The Secretariat

Marion DöringDirector
Viviane Gajewski, Assistant to Director
Rainer Pyls, Administration & Finances
Pascal Edelmann, Head of Press & PR
Maria von Hörsten, Co-ordination Awarding Procedures
Bettina Schwarz, Co-ordination Short Film Initiative & Training Projects
Klaudia Matschoß, Accounting

EFA Productions

Marion Döring, Managing Director, Producer
Jürgen Biesinger, Managing Director, Executive Producer

Nikola Joetze, Event Manager & TV Sales 


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