Eloy, who starts Sept. 2, was formerly head of sales at Cineart in Belgium.
Europa Distribution acts as a professional network, a think tank and a lobbying org, and is supported by E.U. funding. Recent events include a workshop at Locarno fest on audience engagement. Upcoming events include a workshop at San Sebastian fest on Sept. 23 to discuss legal issues in the digital age. Its annual conference is in Estoril from Nov. 7-9.
The board of Europa Distribution is chaired by Annemie Degryse of Lumiere in Belgium and Jakub Duszynski of Gutek Film in Poland. Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu is honorary prexy.
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