Veza is EFP’s pick for president

Exec takes over from Landsberger

CANNES — European Film Promotion has elected Magyar Filmunio general manager Eva Vezer prexy.

She takes over from Claudia Landsberger, managing director of Holland Film, who will become EFP vice president.

Landsberger had been prexy for 12 years.

The EFP also voted to extend the board to seven members from six, due to the growth of the org.

Members of the board are: German Films’ managing director Christian Dorsch; Pilar Torre, deputy director general for film promotion, ICAA; Irish Film Board CEO Simon Perry; Christian Juhl Lemche, the Danish Film Institute festival manager, feature films; and Jaana Puskala, head of international promotion at the Finnish Film Foundation.

Since the EFP was founded in 1997, it’s grown from 10 to 29 export and promotion organizations from 30 countries.

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