The jury introduction continues with Johannes Duncker. Duncker has been the director of Short Film Festival Cologne since 2013. He was born into a parish family in Westphalia and later moved to Turkey with his family where he visited the German School of Istanbul. After graduation and next to his own short film projects, he studied Theatre, Film and Television as well as English and History in Cologne and Rome. He completed his studies with a master’s thesis about the aesthetics of digital film. In addition to his job as a festival director, he also produces short films and commercials as a freelance author and filmmaker. Now we can welcome him at this years festival!