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Dennis Ruh to Head the EFM

On November 1, 2020, Dennis Ruh will take over as director of the European Film Market (EFM) of the Berlinale. Starting on September 15, he will initially work side-by-side with the departing EFM director Matthijs Wouter Knol. Knol will leave the EFM in late October and take on the position of director of the European Film Academy.

Dennis Ruh has been involved in the international film industry for over 12 years. Most recently, he was responsible for cooperation with international film festivals as department head at German Films, and in this position managed all substantial festivals with affiliated trade fairs and industry events. He is widely internationally networked and highly familiar with the international distribution business.