SELECTION Team 2021
Marie Ketzscher has been writing for the online magazine berliner-filmfestivals.de with an emphasis on animation and feminism since 2011; she became the co-editor in August 2020. She is furthermore the PR manager for Berlinale Talents as well as other film and music projects
and contributes to festivals/institutions as a curator, in advisory capacity or as a lecturer, for example the dokumentART Festival 2018, Under
the Radar Vienna 2019 and 2020 or Österreichisches Kulturforum Berlin 2021.
Born in the mid-eighties in southern Germany, Martin’s enthusiasm for color and movement is primarily expressed in graffiti. In addition, Martin is a trained graphic designer and an alumni of the animation institute of the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy. Since 2006 he has been working as a freelance artist in the animation film and VFX field. So far, participations in projects from Hollywood to Arthouse from Biene Maya to Game of Thrones have emerged.
MARIA TRIGO TEIXEIRA
Maria studied communication design at the University of Fine Arts in Porto (Portugal)
and animation at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. Her graduation film “Inside me” received the German Short Film Award 2019 and the award for Best New Talent at FAB 2020, as well as other awards. She is currently working on a new short film project in Berlin.
After completing his training as a graphic designer, Marcel Zimmermann studied text,
theory and conception under Diedrich Diederichsen with a focus on youth culture,
music and film. He then worked as a creative director in various agencies and as
principal of a Stuttgart fashion school and design school. At the moment he is the
marketing director of an educational institution.
Publication: “The Turn”
Veronica was born in a small town in the middle of Transylvania and is currently living in Berlin,
Germany. After obtaining a degree in Fine Arts, she began the long process to become an animator alongside doing comics and illustration. In 2017 she graduated from the Film University Babelsberg and has since resumed her activity as a filmmaker and freelance animator.