Matthias Heeder

Hamburg, Germany


Matthias Heeder 1951 born in Hamburg/Germany 1971 – 1977 study of Modern Literature, History, Politics and Philosophy at University Hamburg and University Marburg/grad. 19777 – 1979 study trips to USA, Canada, South East Asia, North Africa since 1979 living in Hamburg as independent filmmaker and producer of diverse documentaries and feature length films (cinema&tv) detailed list of productions see www.rhizomfilm.de 1980 set up of Rhizomfilm film production company with Monika Hielscher member of filmmaker’s coop and cultural film funding institution Hamburger Filmbüro, associate of Low Budget Filmfestival Hamburg 1992 – 2000 managing board member of Hamburger Filmbüro, Filmbüro’s representative in EFDO and Film Festival Hamburg, media and film work-shops on behalf of Roma National Congress in Budapest, Hamburg, Bratislava and Skopje founding member and managing board member of Hamburger Filmverein member of Arbeitgemeinschaft Dokumentarfilm 2003 onward participant of Discovery Campus Master School Associate of International Film Festival DOK Leipzig Member of EDN Selection committee of DOK Leipzig International Film Festival for Documentaries, Leipzig/Germany, www.dok-leipzig.de