Tonje Hardersen

Director - Norwegian Film Festival

Tonje Hardersen majored in Film Studies and has since worked for the Norwegian Federation of Film Societies and the distribution company Arthaus. She was President of ECFA from 2007 – 2013. Currently she works part time as a Film Adviser at the industry organisation Film & Kino where she supports importation and distribution of quality children’s films in Norway as well as several school cinema activities, and part time as festival director for the Norwegian int. Film Festival Haugesund

Tonje's Sessions


Thursday 24 September 2015 9:30am-9:45am

An introduction and welcome to The Children's Film First Conference. With speakers Julie Ward (MEP), Matteo Zacchetti (Creative Europe MEDIA) and Céline Ravenel (Ciné-Jeune Film Festival & ECFA President)

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Thursday 24 September 2015 9:45am-10:15am

Importance of film for children in Europe, and engaging children in (European) film via film literacy. With Boudewijn Koole, director of 'Kauwboy'

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Access to children’s film

Thursday 24 September 2015 10:15am-11:20am

Distribution models and industry perspectives on current and future trends in Europe, linking to production and exhibition. With speakers Ed Fletcher (MD, Soda Pictures UK), Matthieu Zeller (former EVP International Marketing, Distribution & Business Development, Studiocanal), Anja Horckmans (Jekino Distribution, Belgium) and Reinhold T. Schöffel (CEO, German federation of young audiences' film clubs Bundesverband Jugend und Film/…

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Thursday 24 September 2015 5:00pm-5:30pm

Coming soon...

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