European Film Promotion (EFP) is the only existing international network of organisations promoting and marketing European cinema worldwide. EFP was founded in 1997 by ten members as a non-profit organisation. The membership has now risen to 38 organisations from 37 countries in Europe. Each member organisation represents its national films and talent. Under the EFP flag, the members come together to jointly promote the spirit and the diversity of European films and talent at key international film festival and markets around the world.


President: Martin Schweighofer, Executive Director, Austrian Films
Vice President: Mariette Rissenbeek, Managing Director, German Films
Briony Hanson, Director of Film, British Council
Nerina T. Kocjančič, Head of Promotion and Sales, Slovenian Film Centre
Christian Juhl Lemche, Festival Consultant, Danish Film Institute
Françoise Lentz, Head of Promotion, Film Fund Luxembourg
Marten Rabarts, Head of EYE International (The Netherlands)

°efp is supported by

European Film Promotion e.V.
Friedensallee 14-16
22765 Hamburg / Germany

fon +49 40- 398 403-0
fax +49 40- 390 6249


°efp President
Markéta Santrochová
Czech Film Center

°efp Managing Director 
Sonja Heinen

Panatom Corporate Communication

Andrea Dittler