ECFA has found new board members in Poland and Finland

On the occasion of the Annual General Meeting, two new board members were elected. Both Maciej Jakubczyk and Marjo Kovanen are great additions and complete the ECFA Board Committee.



Elected by ECFA’s members, Maciej Jakubczyk (Poland, Kids Kino IFF, picture header) and Marjo Kovanen (Finland, Koulukino) will now serve on the organisation’s board committee. Under the presidency of Margret Albers, seven board members – representing some of the most active children’s film organisations in Europe – are serving a maximum six years duty.


Marjo Kovanen

Maciej Jakubczyk (Poland) is the Head of the Education Department of the New Horizons Association, the Kids Kino Int’l Film Festival and the Kids Kino Industry & Lab. Marjo Kovanen (Finland) is Senior Expert at the school cinema association Koulukino and a dedicated spokesperson for media education. With Maciej and Marjo, two new geographical territories are represented in the ECFA Board. Meet all ECFA board members here.


ECFA would like to express its sincere thanks to departing board members Maxime Lacour and Per Eriksson, who have strongly contributed to the ECFA Board with loyal dedication.


ECFA’s Annual General Meeting was this year exceptionally held online on 30 May, hosted from the Zlin Film Festival studio.