Director of the Film Museum, Munich.
Born in 1961. From 1977, he worked in school and film clubs, and as curator of festivals and film days. Between 1986-99 he was general manager of Kinemathek in Bonn. From 1985, he was appointed artistic director of the Bonn International Silent Film Days, and from 1999 director of the Film Museum in Munich. He teaches and holds lectures in Germany and abroad. From 2007, he has been founding editor of the DVD series Edition Filmmuseum.