DFI appoints new promotion manager

Press release02.04.2003
On 1 April Maja Dyekjær
Giese was appointed new promotion manager at the Danish Film Institute
(DFI), reporting to the head of the distribution and marketing division,
Anders Geertsen. Maja Dyekjær Giese comes from another post at the DFI as
marketing producer for the production and development division.
Maja Dyekjær Giese, 34,
has an M.A. in film studies and economics. Before joining the DFI she
gained considerable experience in the film industry, partly as a
production assistant and production manager, and partly as head of films
and marketing for Scanbox Entertainment.
As promotion manager
Maja Dyekjær Giese will be responsible for the DFI's relations with
producers and distributors in regard to the promotion of Danish features
at domestic cinemas, and for the allocation of DFI subsidies for art
cinema, cinema refurbishment, and the import of films of artistic
merit. Maja Dyekjær Giese is also responsible for the DFI's international
festival operations.
For further
informationDanish Film InstituteAnders Geertsen, tel + 45 3374
3550, mob +45 2097 3400, andersg@dfi.dk