EWA talks CHANGE with Sonja Heinen
To support our community and show solidarity with our members, our initiative, EWA Talks CHANGE proposes a screen-to-screen dialogue with different guests who have had to reinvent own lives and careers to adapt to unavoidable circumstances and embrace new realities.
We will be proudly hosting Sonja Heinen, managing director of European Film Promotion with whom EWA Network has established a collaboration for their initiative EUROPE! Voices of Women in Film 2020. The conversation will be facilitated by EWA's strategy manager, Tamara Tatishvili.
⏰ June 18th at 17:30 CET
EFP has developed innovative programmes and initiatives such as the well-known programmes European Shooting Stars, Producers on the Move, Europe! Voices of Women in Film at Sidney Film Festival and Future Frames at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival or The Changing Face of Europe at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
Sonja Heinen is the Managing Director of European Film Promotion (EFP), a pan-European network, dedicated to the promotion of European movies worldwide.
As Head of the Berlinale Co-Production Market for the twelve years and Project Manager of the Berlin-based World Cinema Fund (2003-2016), she has been a driving force behind the international co-productions of films and funding films from developing countries. Before joining the Berlinale, she worked as a producer and project coordinator for Gemini Film and International West in Cologne. She started out at the Filmstiftung NRW in Düsseldorf, where she became Assistant to Executive Director Dieter Kosslick and especially responsible for international contacts, organizing the Co-Production Meetings and developing the International Co-Production Market Cologne.