DOK Leipzig 29. Oktober – 4. November 2018
61. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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case studies presenters


Cross Media Case Studies 2012


Director, Producer

Arash T. Riahi

Arash T. Riahi
Arash T. Riahi Director, Producer
Born 1972 in Iran, lives since 1982 in Vienna. Writer, director & producer. Studied Film and the Arts. Founded the film production company "Golden Girls Filmproduktion" ( in 1997. His films "The Souvenirs of Mr. X" (, „Exile Family Movie“ (, “Mississsippi“ & “For a moment, freedom” ( have won more than 50 international awards. „For a moment, freedom“, was the Austrian candidate for the Academy Awards 2010. At the moment, Arash is working on the documentary cross media project "Everyday Rebellion".


Arman Riahi

Arman Riahi
Arman Riahi Director
Arman was born in Iran and grew up in Austria. He studied media technologies and worked as a screen- and graphic designer in London (Less Rain Ltd.) & Vienna. Director of 25min-TV-shows, “Sendung ohne Namen”, “Sunshine Airlines” & “Momentum” for the ORF & Red Bull. His short film “Elektrotrash” won the nation wide short film award. In 2006, Arman took part at the Berlinale Talent Campus as director/screenwriter. In 2011 his first cinema documentary “Schwarzkopf” (Darkhead) ( had a cinema release. The film is the official opening film of the documentary competition of the prestigeous Sarajevo Filmfestival in 2011. At the moment, Arman is working on the documentary cross media project "Everyday Rebellion".

Kilian Krug

Kilian Krug is a Berlin-based designer working in the fields of information design, interface design and visual identity. Furthermore, he develops visual communication and storytelling concepts. He has held several lectureships and has been awarded with design prizes such as the European Design Gold Award, the Red Dot Award, the Good Design Award and the iF Gold Award. Kilian is co-founder of the 2005 established network Plural (

Nora Mandray & Hélène Bienvenu (Paris)

Nora (director) and Helene (co-producer) are the "two Frenchies" behind Detroit je t'aime  Nora (UCLA film school MFA) is a Berlinale Talent Campus 2012 alumna. She has been working on TV documentaries, fiction shorts and commercials, as an assistant director and/or a producer.
Hélène is a Sciences Po Paris graduate. Since 2010, she’s been based in Budapest (Hungary), where she works as a foreign correspondent for various French media. Helene speaks 6 languages fluently.