International producer to strengthen co-productions

DFI. The Danish Film Institute has appointed Noemi Ferrer Schwenk to the newly-created position of international producer.

As international producer Noemi Ferrer Schwenk will be coordinating the Danish Film Institute's work with co-productions (minor and major) and will be a key figure in the Film Institute's overall international activities.

Noemi Ferrer Schwenk has many years' experience in international production and distribution, most recently as international co-production manager at Zentropa. Before then, she worked for Eurimages, as Head of Production Investment at the Irish Film Board and as acquisitions manager for the German distributor Prokino Filmverleih.

Noemi Ferrer Schwenk is a political science graduate and has a Masters in Scandinavian Studies. She is fluent in English, French, German, Danish and Spanish.

Noemi Ferrer Schwenk will begin her new appointment on 1 September 2011.