The programme commission
Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck (*1973) is a filmmaker and video
artist. She creates video projections for theater, opera, dance and
music concerts as well as video installations for exhibitions and
museums. She teaches at art schools and works for film festivals
as programmer, moderator or member of the jury.
Heinz Hermanns (*1958 Duisburg)is head of the International Short Film Festival Festival - interfilm berlin and of the distributional rental company of the same name. He is the Co-founder of the Berlin cinema Eiszeit and the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival. The subway short film festival "Going Underground" was brought into being by him in 2002. He is juror and curator of numerous international film festivals and specializes in lectures on language in short films.
Ana Ristovic (*1972, Belgrade) studied Serbian and Comparative
Literature in Belgrade, where she now lives. So far she has
published eight volumes of poetry for which she has received numerous
prizes, including the Hubert Burda Prize for Young Poetry
in 2005. Among contemporary Serbian poets, Ana Ristovic is one
of the most frequently translated.
Heiko Strunk (*1966 Wolfenbüttel, Germany) has got a degree in
German literature a. o., is project manager of lyrikline.org since
1999 and winner of the “Grimme Online Award” in 2005. He works
at poesiefestival Berlin and is the editor and director of various
poetry audio books. Representing the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin,
he is the German editor of Poetry International Web.
Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel
Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel studied German Language and
Literature, Romance Studies and Media and Communications
Sciences in Mannheim. Since 2000 he works as a research
assistant at the ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Technology in
Karlsruhe. Since 2006 he has been the Artistic Director for the
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival. He also works as a media and museum