Knol takes reins at Berlinale Talent Campus

Will be school's programming director during next year's fest

COLOGNE, Germany -- Matthijs Wouter Knol, a former exec with award-winning Dutch documentary producers Pieter van Huystee Film, will be the new programming director for the 2009 Berlinale Talent Campus, the Berlin Film Festival's mini film school.

Knol takes over from Dorothee Wenner, who is stepping down to dedicate more time to her filmmaking career. The application deadline for the '09 Campus is Oct. 8. Film professionals can apply online at