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Who does what?

Judith Nordbrock

Music production
Judith Nordbrock was born in Bonn and regularly attended the Silent Film Festival as a schoolgirl. A sound engineer and musician by training, she heads the sound studios at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, where she specializes in film sound post-production. Experienced in technical as well as musical matters, she is responsible for the production of the music recordings for the streamings at the Stummfilmtage.

Eva Hielscher & Oliver Hanley

artistic directors
curators.stummfilmtage.bonn@film-ist-kultur.de
Eva Hielscher and Oliver Hanley have been working in research, archiving and curatorial mediation of audiovisual cultural heritage at home and abroad since 2008. Their different but complementary experiences span a diverse spectrum, ranging from film restoration and the publication of DVD or online editions to curating film-related exhibitions and film series for museums, cinemas and international film festivals.

Anna Wolf

Catering
catering@film-ist-kultur.de
Her great passion for cinema, film and audiovisual art led Anna to a variety of jobs in the cultural sector: projectionist, translator and submitter, film festival organiser, as well as several years as production assistant and editor in a video and communication agency. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Scandinavian Studies in Bonn. In her Master's degree in Arts and Cultural Management in Lüneburg she is studying the framework conditions of art and cultural production.

Bernhard Gugsch

Copy Logistics & Screening
Since 1995, the graduate biologist has been responsible for projection technology and copy logistics at the festival and its cooperation partner Bonner Kinemathek. As a projectionist, he works with 35mm/70mm/16mm films as well as 2-band projection and Super8, analogue 3-D anaglyph and polarised filter system. In addition to various analogue mobile projection systems he also supervises all digital formats and supports various independent film initiatives with his work.

Peter Sprenger

Projection technology
peter.sprenger@procinema.de
The trained radio electronics technician has been working as a projectionist, cinema technician, technical rental agent and exhibition technician since 1987. He is in demand in these functions from Vienna, Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Doha to Transylvania, among others. He has supported the festival with his work and technical equipment since 2004.

Philipp Wiechert

The trained event manager for sound and light has been working for the Bonn Summer Cinema since 1991 and is responsible for sound, light as well as the screen setup during the festival. He works as a sound/light master in various multi-sector houses in Bonn, Oldenburg, Bremen, Munich, Mainz, currently in Cologne and as a freelance lighting designer.

Christopher Mondt

Projection technology
info@filmprojektion.de
Christopher Mondt has been in charge of film festivals in Germany and Europe for many years. He specialises in analogue cinema technology, silent film concerts and work for archive cinemas. He studied visual communication in Hamburg.

Andrea Kirchhartz

Translation & Intertitles
andrea.kirchhartz@debitel.net+49 40 / 41 62 29 46
Andrea Kirchhartz already worked for the Silent Film Festival during her film studies: it all started in 1990 with an internship. Until 1998, she was a permanent employee at the Förderverein Filmkultur Bonn. Today she is a film translator (for subtitles, voice-over and dubbing) and interpreter. At the Silent Film Festival, she is responsible for translating and projecting the intertitles. She is a founding member of the Association of German Film Translators AVÜ e.V. (www.filmuebersetzen.de)

Ivana Cabraja

Event Management
dunda1503@yahoo.com
Ivana Cabraja lives in Berlin and is 35 years old. Originally from Zagreb, she was born in Yugoslavia. She has been working as an event manager in the cultural sector for several years. 2021 is her second year as event manager at the Silent Film Festival in Bonn.

Bärbel Lotter

Personnel & Finances
bärbel.lotter@film-ist-kultur.de
Already during her studies in art history, she founded and organised various feminist projects. Her first activity at the Brotfabrik was the Women's Culture Days with a women's film series in 1988. In 1998 she took over the responsibilities for finances and personnel at the BK and the FFK including programme cinema applications, acquisition of third-party funding, application development, database use, project planning, structuring of administrative processes.

Katharina Huhn

Press Contact
presse@film-ist-kultur.de
Katharina Huhn has gained some experience with silent films and the field of public relations while working for ARTE. In her bachelor thesis, she focused on films and urban literature of the 1920s. She is currently enrolled in a master's program in media studies.

Elisabeth Lewerenz

Social Media & audience communication
elisabeth.lewerenz@film-ist-kultur.de
Elisabeth Lewerenz studied English and Media Studies in Bonn for her Bachelor's degree and Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh for her Master's degree. Professionally, she has already worked as an editor for theatre texts, online editor and currently as marketing coordinator with a focus on social media. She is also a self-employed playwright and translator.

Xenia Zoller

Festival Communication
xenia.zoller@film-ist-kultur.de
Xenia Zoller studied Comparative Literature in Bonn. For more than seven years, she realized a variety of event and marketing management projects, primarily for internationally oriented companies. Since 2021, she focuses more on the cultural scene and her passion for theater, film, literature and art. She is driven by the desire to make culture accessible to all, as well as her joy in bringing people together and creating enthusiasm.

Muna Zubedi

Project Management Event Logistics Courtyard & Personnel Disposition
muna.zubedi@film-ist-kultur.de+ 49 15739375483
After finishing her M.A. in English Literature and Culture at the Universities of Bonn and York St John, she has been working as a project coordinator. Since 2019 she works at the Förderverein Filmkultur for several projects. She also works as event manager at the Cultural Office of the City of Bonn and the Brotfabrik Cultural Centre, with a focus on theatre, science and cultural education. She is an active member of a couple of theatre associations and has a basic education in piano.

Sigrid Limprecht

Managing Director & Head of Project
+49-1712747919
Sigrid Limprecht, director of the Silent Film Festival Bonn, managing director of the FFK and the BK, commission member of the FFA - Film Heritage, lecturer in German Studies Film Practice, jury member Production Funding of the Film and Media Foundation NRW, co-founder of the film distributor RAPID EYE MOVIES and the distribution hub Berlinale talents. Her passion is film music, the strategic initiation of national / international projects and the development of a diverse corporate culture.

Lisa van den Boom

Festival assistent & Programme coordination
lisa.vandenboom@film-ist-kultur.de+ 49 157 39375482
The cultural scientist with a focus on music and auditive culture has already worked in the children's and youth program of the Nordic Film Days Lübeck. She has also years of experience as musician. In her current master's program, she is studying feminist film history, among other topics.
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