Acting documentary film commissioner Cecilia Lidin
Cecilia Lidin is acting documentary film commissioner 29 January 2022 - 27 March 2023, while Anna Weitz is on parental leave.
Cecilia Lidin was born in 1962 and has a bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies from the University of Copenhagen. She has worked in documentary film since the early 1990s, including at the West-Danish Film Fund, as head of the European Documentary Network and as artistic director at the Odense International Film Festival.
Between 2011 and 2020, Cecilia worked as a film commissioner for documentary film, first at the Swedish Film Institute and then at the Danish Film Institute. She has continuously had international assignments as a moderator, lecturer, supervisor as well as jury work. For two years now, she has been curating the documentary program at Nordisk Panorama.
From September 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023, Cecilia Lidin works 50% teaching at the Danish Film School. During this period, Gitte Hansen therefore works as a lecturer to ensure the quality and support.
Gitte Hansen has more than 25 years of experience in the Nordic and international documentary film industry with a focus on development, production, financing and distribution. In her roles as sales agent, executive producer and supervisor, she has also followed the Swedish film industry and its filmmakers over the years.
Published 27 January 2022