Anja Uecker heads up Cinepool

MD of theatrical arm of German sales giant Telepool

COLOGNE, Germany -- Anja Uecker has taken over as managing director of Cinepool, the theatrical division of German sales giant Telepool. She will work closely with Irina Ignatiew, who heads up Telepool’s international TV sales operation.

Uecker will be part of the team Telepool takes to the European Film Market in Berlin next month, where it will be pushing its new slate, which includes Marleen Gorris’ “Within the Whirlwind” starring Emily Watson and mystery thriller “The Door’ from director Anno Saul featuring Mads Mikkelsen and Jessica Schwarz.