Authors

Julia Ferstl
Digital Artist

Back in October 2012, Julia started as an intern at Bavaria Film Interactive in Munich. Having finished her degree in media production and technology, she started working as a Digital Artist in our Wolfsburg office. In January 2018 she returned to Munich.

Julias main task is to create and animate motion graphics. In doing that, she follows one motto: keep it simple and stupid.

What her colleagues don´t know about her: Julia plays the German flute.

Manuel Gilbert
Head of Postproduction

Manuel joined Bavaria Film Interactive in 1997, during the lively start-up phase of “V!A”, the satellite-based company television station for HypoVereinsbank. Initially working as editor, he now handles everything to do with postproduction at the BFI.

What his colleagues don’t know: Back in the 90s Manuel acted as DoP for a student film production, where he worked with an Arri SR-2 16 mm camera. An experience he wouldn’t want to miss, no matter the technical advancements of the 21st century.

Manuel.Gilbert [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Andreas Hatscher
Project Manager

Andreas is heading our creative team at Volkswagen TV. He started out as news reporter, before he turned to corporate TV.

He brings in his experience of working for Deutsche Bahn, Siemens and Vodafone. Writing is also a personal hobby and he teaches creative writing in his sparetime.

In addition to that, Andreas is also trained clinical art therapist.

Chon-Dat Nguyen
Motion Graphic Artist

Chon-Dat is a Motion Graphic-Artist at Bavaria Film Interactive since 2014.  In this position, he is the one that brings objects to life, adds on VFX or removes whatever is not wanted in a shot.

Following up on his apprenticeship as Media Designer at Bavaria Film, Chon-Dat made a profession out of his hobby, as his many YouTube clips show.

Chon-Dat.Nguyen [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Andreas Ramin
Teamleader Motion Graphics

Andreas joined our post-production department in October 2017 as Senior Motion Graphics Producer. With many years of experience producing and supervising international TV commercials and image films for high-profile clients such as 20th Century Fox, Disney, Deutsche Telekom, Audi, Mercedes and BMW he is a real asset to our company. As head of the motion graphics department Andreas coordinates our graphic artists, comes up with creative concepts and consults our clients and producers.

What many colleagues don’t know: in his free time he enjoys camping in the wild.

Andreas.Ramin [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Lars Reckmann
Managing Director

Lars is part of Bavaria Film Interactive and at its helm since the founcation of the company. Long before the internet became available to the masses, it was under his lead that the company developed video formats and video asset management and distribution products and services.

His thirst for new technologies and development is a constant driver for innovation within the company.

What his colleauges don’t know about him: he crossed the Alps on his mountainbike more than once.

Lars.Reckmann [at}] Bavaria-Film.de

Helene Römer
Executive Producer

Helene has been working for Bavaria Film Interactive since 2009. Today, she is Executive Producer for video projects of both SMEs and LEs. She is leading the production of various formats, including series, campaigns and imagefilms.

Helene deals with the requests of both new business customers and existing ones.

What her colleagues don’t know about her: During her time at school and university, Helene was an actress in both German and English-speaking drama groups. So a career in acting was not too far off…

Helene.Roemer [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Michael Schütz
Executive Producer

As Executive Producer, Michael is head of the SAP Department of Bavaria Film Interactive. In 2000 he left the “real” television to join Bavaria Film Interactive.

He is a known expert on audiovisual communication with a focus on innovation and international span.

What his colleagues don’t know about him: To ease any stress, he plays the drums, where his favorite genre is progressive metal.

Michael.Schuetz [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Jessica Seilnacht
Senior Producer

… she has been working for the Bavaria Film Interactive GmbH since 2010. She works worldwide as senior producer for our SAP department.

She discovered her passion for moving images during a five-year stay in the USA as a teenager. News, advertisements and magazines were presented in an interesting way there back in the 1980s.
Jessica has been working in the national and international TV and corporate TV industry since 1997. She looks after clients from their initial queries to the completion of the entire film.

Jessica, who has a diploma in Political Science and training as a TV editor, most enjoys working with business clients. Challenging topics, innovative products, creative film ideas and ambitious business partners from across the world – that is the corporate video world of today! Away from work, Jessica is currently refurbishing an old farm house in the suburbs of Munich. This is sure to be a great playground for her two kids!

 

Jessica.Seilnacht [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Mathias Stöbe
Director Online Services

Mathias studied Digital Media and Computer Science in Furtwangen. During this period, he discovered his enthusiasm for combining online media with digital video. In 1995, he co-founded a company to produce computer-generated 3D stills and animations together with two classmates.

Mathias joined Bavaria Film Interactive in 1998 as multimedia project manager, and supervised websites, learning programs and webcasts for over six years. Projects which mostly continued the multimedia roots of the Bavaria Film Interactive with a large portion of video material.

In 2004, he moved to other agencies and company consultancies, working as an information architect, a unit leader for a project management team, and as a consultant for new media. In 2008, he returned to BFI as part of the management team.

He specialises in online consultancy, concept work, implementation and operations of internal and external video sites and video asset management systems. What his colleagues don’t know about him: he wrote his first program – a ticker generator – on an Intel 286 back in 1987.

Mathias.Stoebe [at] Bavaria-Film.de

Nils van Well
Product Manager e-Learning

Nils has a penchant for tutorial films and explainer videos. His job is to expand the business of e-learning.

He once started out with the production of nature film series and environmental reports for the German television channels ZDF and 3sat. In 2001, he joined Bavaria Film Interactive as editor for SAP TV. Later he assisted various clients as Executive Producer.

Nils.vanWell [at] Bavaria-Film.de