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Professors

  • Organigram

    Dr. Gabriele Spehr Prof. Dr. Michaela Krützen Dr. Siegfried Fößel Prof. Dr. Peter C. Slansky Prof. Michael Coldewey Stefan Arndt Prof. Andreas Gruber Prof. Michaela Kezele Prof. Marcus H. Rosenmüller Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fuchs Prof. Karin Jurschick Prof. Prof. Dr. Claus Richter Prof. Prof. Karina Ressler Prof. Dr. Herbert Kloiber Prof. Ulrich Limmer Prof. Henning Patzner Prof. Prof. Doron Wisotzky Prof. Michael Gutmann Prof. Doris Dörrie Prof. Tac Romey Prof. Franz Karl Kraus Prof. Tom Fährmann Prof. Peter Zeitlinger


  • Stefan Arndt

  • Prof. Carolin Biesenbach | Montage

  • Prof. Michael Coldewey

     
  • Prof. Doris Dörrie

  • Prof. Nina Ergang | Montage

  • Prof. Tom Fährmann

     
  • Dr. Siegfried Fößel | Technology

    Departement Head Technology

     

    After studying electrical engineering, Fößel completed his doctorate at Erlangen‘s Friedrich Alexander University. He simultaneously served as the head of automation and industrial sensor systems in the electronic systems department of Fraunhofer IIS (Erlangen). In 2002, still at IIS, Fößel was appointed group manager for digital cinema within their electronic imaging department – making a significant contribution to the introduction of digital cinema through his involvement in such diverse organizations as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI), the German Federal Film Board (FFA), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). Since 2010, he serves as head of IIS’s motion picture technologies department, in charge of strategic technology and innovation planning, among other duties. Fößel holds around ten patent families and other patents pending, and has authored more than 60 publications. Alongside his professional work, he is active in numerous networks, serving as the speaker of the Fraunhofer Digital Media Alliance, as a regular guest of both the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), as the chairman of the Fernseh- and Kinotechnische Gesellschaft e.V. (FKTG/German Association of Television and Film Technology), as well as as a board member and regional governor of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers SMPTE. For his outstanding work with digital image technology, as well as his innovative solutions for the media industry, Fößel was honored with the 2014 Joseph-von-Fraunhofer Award; and, in 2015, was named an SMPTE Fellow.

  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fuchs

  • Prof. Andreas Gruber

  • Prof. Michael Gutmann

  • Prof. Karin Jurschick

  • Prof. Michaela Kezele

  • Prof. Dr. Herbert Kloiber

  • Prof. Franz Kraus

     
    Prof. Franz Kraus, born in 1947, was appointed in September 2018 to the Supervisory Board of the ARRI Group in Munich, Germany, a globally active motion picture media technology company with around 1,500 employees worldwide. Previously, he had been a member of the Executive Board, responsible for research and development, since 2001. Franz Kraus joined ARRI in 1983 as Technical Director. Numerous management positions followed. Under his management, ARRI received nine awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for outstanding technical achievements, including the development of the ARRILASER film exposure system and the ALEXA digital camera system. In 2011, Franz Kraus was personally honored with an Academy Award of Merit, an Oscar statuette—the highest award in the film industry worldwide. In 2004, he was appointed Honorary Professor and Head of the Technology Department at the University of Television and Film (HFF) in Munich. Meanwhile, he has also been made Head of the Camera Department. In addition, Franz Kraus was appointed curator at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (ISS), the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) and a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Before joining ARRI, Franz Kraus worked as an engineer at Rohde & Schwarz and HHI in Germany and as a guest scientist at Bell Laboratories in the USA. He studied communications engineering in Regensburg, Germany.
  • Prof. Dr. Michaela Krützen

     

  • Prof. Ulrich Limmer

  • Prof. Henning Patzner

     

    Henning Patzner is a freelance creative director and trainer for creativity and innovation. Previously, he worked as a hired copywriter and creative director for Germany's most creative advertising agencies. Including Jung von Matt, Saatchi & Saatchi, Grabarz & Partner and Scholz & Friends. Most recently, he worked as Creative Director for the largest owner-managed advertising agency in Europe (Serviceplan Group).
    He has worked in the creative and innovation industry for almost 20 years. He is co-developer of many commercials, digital concepts and well-known marketing campaigns. As a creative, Henning Patzner has already overseen more than 75 top brands and won over 150 national and international creative prizes and awards. Including Cannes lions and a golden Effie.
    He is a member of the Art Directors Club Germany and author of the book "Creative Explosion" published by Campus Verlag.

  • Prof. Bettina Reitz

    President

     

     

  • Prof. Dr. Claus Richter

     

  • Prof. Tac Romey | Serial Storytelling

  • Prof. Marcus H. Rosenmüller

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter C. Slansky

  • Dr. Gabriela Sperl

  • Prof. Dr. C. Bernd Sucher

  • Prof. Doron Wisotzky | Screenplay

  • Prof. Peter Zeitlinger