Nienke Poelsma is serving as Head of Cinekid for Professionals at Cinekid, driving the industry department of the festival. Nienke joined Cinekid in 2015 from International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) where she coordinated CineMart, the established co-production market of the IFFR, and the Rotterdam LAB, the workshop for emerging producers. Prior to IFFR she studied Film with minors in Film studies and Film and TV Production. Nienke is secretary of the board of Roffa Mon Amour a summer film festival in Rotterdam. She has chaired many international juries and selection committees over the years.