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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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