Angela Regenbrecht/European Film Academy
Matthijs Wouter Knol is the CEO and director of the European Film Academy since 2021. Previously, he was an award-winning documentary producer. After a short stint at IDFA, he worked for the Berlinale as the Berlinale Talents programme manager (2008-2014) and director of the European Film Market (2014-2020). Among his key missions at the European Film Academy are supporting, connecting and uniting the best people and work in European cinema.
Renowned Paris-based filmmaker, her debut film CHOCOLAT brought her straight to Cannes. She has also directed the award-winning NÉNETTE ET BONI, GOOD WORK, TROUBLE EVERY DAY and TOWARDS MATHILDE which was screened at the 2005 Berlinale Forum. Her 1999 film GOOD WORK was screened in 4 Decades of the Forum programme in 2010.