9 April 2012 7:07 AM, PDT | Filmmaker Magazine - Blog | See recent Filmmaker Magazine news »

Alesia Weston, who many filmmakers know from her work as Associate Director of the Sundance Institute’s Feature Film Program, has been named the new Executive Director of the Jerusalem Film Center. She will begin her new job mid-June and will oversee all of the center’s artistic and educational programs, including the upcoming Jerusalem International Film Festival, the organization wrote in a press release.

From the press release:

“I am thrilled to be associated with this great team, especially Lia van Leer, and I am looking forward to expanding the vision she set in motion as founding director. The vibrant Israeli film industry, and Jfc’s interface with the most diversified constituency of any arts organizations in the country are just two of the attractions this legendary place holds for me,” says Weston.

Weston’s nine year tenure at Sundance Institute has seen a dramatic growth in the scope »

- Scott Macaulay

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