Maike Mia Höhne, long-time section head of Berlinale Shorts, will vacate her position following her appointment as artistic director of the Hamburg International Short Film Festival. Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck will be the new head of Berlinale Shorts starting on June 1st.
Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck has been a film programmer, moderator and juror at film festivals for the past 20 years, e.g. at Berlinale Shorts, Pictoplasma, Stuttgarter Filmwinter and Kasseler Dokfest. Her focus is on short films. She also designs and realises video installations for exhibitions, performances and concerts such as GRIMMWELT Kassel, Humboldt Lab, Bauhaus-Archiv, Schauspiel Köln, The Wooster Group NYC, Berliner Philharmoniker, and opera houses in Berlin, Frankfurt and Zurich. She studied at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg and teaches film theory and video art at various art colleges.
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