About me

»Cinema is about intense emotions and pure bliss – at the right place, at the right time, with a specially selected film.«Michael Spiegel

Michael Spiegel

born in Mannheim, Germany

Studies of German philology, political sciences as well as media and communication sciences

Living and working in Berlin and Mannheim

 

Michael Spiegel

Foto: Daniel Lukac, h7photo.com

Vita

since 2017

Cinema "Capitol" (Bad Tölz) and Cinema "Hochland" (Garmisch-Partenkirchen): Cinematographic concepts, editing of monthly programme folders, revision of film texts, communication and networking, disposition and research of films

since 2015

Participation at the project 'indiekino', Berlin (independent cinemas)

since 2014

Concept and project development 'The Fest'

2013

member of the jury at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Europa Cinemas Label)

2013

member of the jury at the Turkish Film Festival Mannheim (Competition)

2012

member of the jury at the festival 'Biberacher Filmfestspiele'

2011

participation in the trainee programme “Digi Training plus” (Helsinki / Tallinn) with certificate

2009

member of the jury at the festival 'Filmtage Tübingen'

2008

participation in the C.I.C.A.E. seminar “Art Cinema = Action + Management” (Venice) with certificate

2007

head of the all-year project “Kino unterwegs” (“Cinema on the move”) on occasion of the anniversary of the city of Mannheim

since 2006

active member of the jury on the advisory board of the “Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung” (FBW), Wiesbaden (German Film and Media Assessment)

since 2006

associate partner of the art house portal kino-zeit.de

2005

member of the Berlinale jury (AG Kino / Gilde deutscher Filmkunsttheater)

since 2004

freelance journalist (cinema / film business), among others for the Karlstorkino Heidelberg, Harmonie & Cinema Frankfurt

2004

for several months participation in the trainee programme “Programming, Animating & Managing an Art Cinema“ (Paris, Berlin, Andé) of the C.I.C.A.E. (Confédération Internationale des cinémas d'art et d'essai), with certificate

2003

graduation from the one year distance learning programme “Der Filmtheaterkaufmann” (movie theatre agent) with certificate

2002

personal award for “exceptional programming” including certificate and prize money by the BKM (Bundesministerium für Kultur und Medien / German Ministry for Culture and Media)

2000 - 2004

business executive of the Atlantis Odeon Kinos, Mannheim

since 1992

working in the cinema industry (box office, projectionist, theatre management)

Projects