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Legal form & committees

The Film Academy is a non-profit GmbH (limited company). It is managed by a supervisory board, which is accompanied by an advisory board. With this organisational form with its clearly defined competences, the Film Academy is able to make quick decisions with which to respond to the rapid development of the film and media industries.

Supervisory Board of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg e.V.

  • Chair of the Supervisory Board: Petra Olschowski, State Secretary of the Ministry for Science, Research and Art, Baden-Württemberg
  • Werner Spec, Lord Mayor of the City of Ludwigsburg
  • Martina Zöllner, Senior Head of the Department of Cultural Television, Südwestrundfunk (SWR)
  • Susanne Weber-Mosdorf, Deputy Director-General of WHO a.D.
  • Prof Carl Bergengruen, Managing Director of Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH
  • Prof Dr Claus Eiselstein, Assistant Secretary, State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg
  • Jochen Laun, Ministerial Director in the Ministry for Science, Research and Art for Baden-Württemberg
  • Juliane Weckerle, State Commissioner of the Ministry of Finance Baden-Württemberg, Deputy Secretary of Unit 53 - State Operations and Shareholdings
  • Katrin Schütz, State Secretary of the Ministry for Economics, Work and Housing Baden-Württemberg
  • Siegfried Lorek, Member of the Parliament of Baden-Württemberg

Advisory Board of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg e.V.

  • Chair of the Advisory Board: Petra Olschowski, State Secretary of the Ministry for Science, Research and Art, Baden-Württemberg
  • Robert Ader, Director of Marketing and Communications, Dr Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
  • Burkhard Althoff, deputy editor of ZDF’s “Das kleine Fernsehspiel”
  • Andrea Block, Managing Director of Luxx Studios
  • Christoph Dahl, Managing Director of Baden-Württemberg Stiftung gGmbH
  • Prof Udo Dahmen, Managing Director of Popakademie Baden-Württemberg
  • Dr Christoph Hauser, Television Director, Südwestrundfunk
  • Martin Kuon, Managing Director of the Landesbank Baden-Württemberg Foundation
  • Jochen Laun, Ministerial Director in the Ministry for Science, Research and Art for Baden-Württemberg
  • Anita Liebel, Senior Executive Officer at the Ministry for Science, Research and Art, Baden-Württemberg  
  • Dr Kurt W. Liedtke, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Robert Bosch Foundation
  • Dr Christoph E. Palmer, Chairman of the Management Board, Allianz Deutscher Produzenten - Film & Fernsehen e.V.
  • Prof Dr.-Ing. Michael M. Resch, Director of the High Performance Computing Centre at the University of Stuttgart (HLRS)
  • Dominique Schuchmann, Managing Director, M.A.R.K. 13 GmbH
  • Prof Dr Elisabeth Schweeger, CEO of the Academy of Performing Arts, Baden Württemberg