The Warsaw Film Foundation is responsible for the organization of the Warsaw Film Festival. In 2006, the Foundation was the key partner of the European Film Academy in organizing the ceremony of the European Film Awards. The Foundation also played a leading role in establishing the Association of Film Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe – CentEast; this association has become a cooperation framework for 16 key film festivals organized across the region. Furthermore, the Warsaw Film Foundation organizes the CentEast Regional Film Fair, which takes place annually during the Warsaw Film Festival. The Foundation also undertakes activities focusing on the promotion of Polish films abroad. Currently the Warsaw Film Foundation is chaired by Ewa Więckowska-Miętkiewicz and her deputy is Stefan Laudyn, the director of the Warsaw Film Festival.