Mieke Bernink | head of research (lector)

mieke.bernink@ahk.nl - +31 (0)20 527 7472

Mieke Bernink (1959) studied philosophy and psychology before bidding farewell to the academic world to pursue a career in journalism. From 1991 to 1999, she served as chief editor of the Dutch film & visual culture magazine Skrien. From 2001 till September 2008, she played a significant role in the development of the Dutch government’s film policy, as Secretary of Film and Media Education at the Netherlands Council for Culture. Around the middle of 2008, she was approached to become head of research (lector) at the Netherlands Film Academy and set up a Master’s Degree Programme in Film. This programme started in March 2009.