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The EDN Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the European Documentary Network currently consists of the persons listed below. Additional board members will be appointed in the near future and their names will be added to this overview.
EDN Chairman Jan Riemens, Adversa TV, The Netherlands
Jan Riemens, CEO of Zoomin.TV, is a true entrepreneur: immediately after getting his degree in Business Administration at Eindhoven University, he founded his first company MoneyView Research in 1993 which is still operating successfully today. Jan Riemens has developed Zoomin.TV into an international media company with 275+ employees in 17 branches worldwide conducting operations in 121 markets, producing short-form video content in 20+ languages, generating 3.2 billion video impressions per month. Swedish media conglomerate Modern Times Group (MTG) acquired a 51% share in Zoomin.TV in July 2015. Later that year Jan Riemens started Zoomin Studios to develop cutting-edge formats and deliver ground-breaking long-form television content.
In 2016 he launched Zoomin.TV’s new content strategy ‘Dare, Care, Share’ targeting Generation Z, post-millennials born from the mid-1990s onward. The first generation to grow up steeped in mobile technology and social media platforms. In May 2018 MTG acquired the remaining 49% of the shares and subsequently Jan left Zoomin.TV. Since then he has started several small scale initiatives in various lines of business.
Flore Deroose, EDN Interim Director, The Netherlands
Flore Deroose serves as interim director of the association since April 2019. With a Masters in Visual Anthropology and Research Journalism for TV productions, Flore’s background is in digital storytelling, public broadcasting and investigative documentaries including the award winning documentary “Our Daily Bread”. As Director of Editorial at Zooming TV Flore Deroose was the driving force behind the production of Europe’s largest producer of online web documentary stories. Flore has built a vast network of documentary makers & digital storytellers with whom Zoomin TV produces daily web stories on a wide variety of topics & formats.
Jan Rofekamp, CEO, Films Transit, The Netherlands
Jan Rofekamp is president and owner of Films Transit International, one of the world’s leading international distributors of high-profile theatrical feature documentaries.
After studying film production at the Dutch Film Academy, Rofekamp co-founded and co-operated film distribution company Fugitive Cinema Holland until 1982, when he founded Films Transit International Inc. He has produced and executive produced dozens of films throughout his career.
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