Screen International's Nordic correspondent, Jacob Neiiendamis to become head of programming at the Copenhagen International Film Festivalfrom Jan. 1, 2005.

Neiiendam has worked exclusively in film journalism andcriticism since 1997, and has been the Screen International NordicCorrespondent since 1999. He has a BA in Film- and Media from the University ofCopenhagen, and has been a regular contributor to a number of nationalpublications and newspapers including Levende Billeder, Scope, Politiken and Information.He was also the co-founder of the popular national short film competitionCloseUp.