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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André Eckardt

André Eckardt

Selection Committee 2018

Photo: Susann JehnichenPhoto: Susann Jehnichen

André Eckardt was born in Berlin in 1973. He studied English language and literature at the Technische Universität Dresden. From 2008 to 2015 he worked as managing director of the German Institute for Animated Film in Dresden.


Since 2016 he has been coordinating the project "The Saxon Audiovisual Legacy" for the Filmverband Sachsen. Furthermore, André Eckardt is curator for animated film at DOK Leipzig and a member of its Selection Committee. As well as curating various film programmes he is the author of different publications relating to the history of film. André Eckardt lives and works in Dresden.