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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Selection Committee 2012

Selection Committee 2012

f.l.: R. Eue, C. Danielsen, I. Linde, A. Stamer, L. Meyer, C. Klauß, G. Lemke, A. Richter; not on the picture: M. Heeder


For many weeks their office is a dark room with a big screen for viewing all the films that reached us – it's the working environment of the film experts that form DOK Leipzig's selection committee.


Who is responsible for selecting the films of DOK Leipzig 2012? Read here:

Festival Director DOK Leipzig, Filmmaker

Claas Danielsen

Born 1966 in Hamburg, 1996 graduation from the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) dept. IV "Documentary film and television journalism". From autumn 1997, establishment of a new Chair of Television Journalism at the HFF as assistant to Professor Gerd Ruge.

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Film publicist and journalist

Ralph Eue

Born 1953, studied German, Romance languages and architecture in Marburg, Paris and Frankfurt. Film publicist and translator since 1980. Editor of the journal "Filmkritik" until 1984. 1990-95 Press Officer at "Tobis Filmkunst", television journalist since 1996. Curator of the Berlinale-Retrospektive 2005. Ralph Eue lives and works in Berlin. 
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MAtthias HEeder

Born 1951 in Hamburg, 1971-1977 studies in literature, history, politics and philosophy; University of Hamburg, Staatsexamen (MA equiv.). 1977-1979 studies/residency in the USA, Canada and South-East Asia.
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Author and Dramaturge

Cornelia Klauß

born in 1962 in Dresden; film studies at HFF Potsdam-Babelsberg; 1990-2002 programme director of Filmkunsthaus Babylon in Berlin.
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Head of Documentary Programme DOK Leipzig

Grit Lemke

Born in 1965 in Spremberg/Niederlausitz. Studies in cultural studies, ethnology and literature, in Leipzig; since 1993 freelance author for print/TV (including Leipziger Volkszeitung, junge Welt, die tageszeitung, MDR, WHDTV/USA); academic publications on biographical research and folk culture, since 1991 in various functions at DOK Leipzig.
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Film Advisor and Script Editor

Antje Stamer

Born in 1973. She studied Theatre and Film Studies as well as English and American Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin, followed by the M.A. programme "Feature Film" at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
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Head of Animation DOK Leipzig

Annegret Richter

Annegret Richter has been Festival Director of the International Short Film Festival –Filmfest Dresden till summer 2010. Before that, she worked in the position of a Research Fellow at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at Leipzig University
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Media scholar

Ingo Linde

Born 1978 in Nuremberg. Graduates in Communication and Media Studies, Cultural Studies and Computer Science in Leipzig. Since 2000 scientific co-editor of the independent research project "Animation in New Media"
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Lars Meyer

Lars Meyer, born 1974 in Bremen, studies of German literature, theater studies und journalism at FU Berlin. Studies of scriptwriting in Munich. Works as freelancing film journalist and author. read more