Tenure is for four years

LONDON — Thomas Hoegh, founder and chief exec of Arts Alliance, has joined the board of the U.K. Film Council.

According to a UKFC release, Hoegh has been brought on board due to his “investment and entrepreneurial experience.” His appointment is for four years and begins with immediate effect.

Arts Alliance has invested in more than 40 private media and entertainment companies in Europe, including cinemas, production studios, a film school, digital distribution network, mobile and in-store media businesses.

Digital cinema outfit Arts Alliance Media won the UKFC contract to install and service the 240-screen Digital Screen Network in 2005.

Hoegh sits on the boards of film related companies including Lovefilm, City Screen, Inlive Interactive, the Metropolitan Film School and Slingshot.

The UKFC board is chaired by Stewart Till.

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