Agnes Jaworek

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Agnes Jaworek, actress

Alina Weber

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Alistair Aitcheson

Alistair Aitcheson
Alistair Aitcheson is a UK-based indie developer making games and installations about physical contact, communication and creative cheating. His work has involved dressing people up in costume to  ...

Aljoscha Jelinek

Aljoscha Jelinek
Aljoscha Jelinek is an oldschool author. First, he successfully wrote short stories. Afterwards he made a short trip into the field of video games and worked on the dialog in the […]

Amelie Künzler

Amelie Künzler
Amelie Künzler, born in 1988 in a village between Bremen and Hannover, started designing her own projects and objects in the age of 16. Since studying this in her Master, she is […]

Andreas Hedrich

Andreas Hedrich
As the initiator and spokesperson of the Initiative Creative Gaming, Andreas Hedrich has been pleading for the creative use of video games in education and to make digital gaming culture visible  ...

Andreas Langer

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Andreas Rauscher

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Andreas Rauscher, born in 1973 is professor in proxy for media science focussing on film science and game studies at the Christian Albrechts-university in Kiel. Since 2015, he is an  ...

Anjin Anhut

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Anjin Anhut is a freelance designer, artist and teacher in the field of games and other media. Besides that Anjin is author of an awesome blog.

Ann-Kristin Mayr

Ann-Kristin Mayr
Ann-Kristin Mayr is singer, performing artist and puppet artist. She has a Master degree in Music and is now studying puppet theater. As a solo soprano singer she sings with […]

Anna Dorokova

Anna Dorokova studies Time-dependent Media and Games (also called Games Master) at the HAW Hamburg. Among her focuses are programming and the development of graphics for open source games, which  ...

Anna Ley

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Anne Sauer

Anne Sauer
Anne Sauer B.A. is a media pedagog at outermedia GmbH. She is editor and also conceptualizes for spielbar.de and is also responsible for the media pedagogical guidance of children and […]

Anne-Christine Kasten

Anne-Christine Kasten
While studying German studies and Multimedia, Anne-Christine Kasten founded her own Youtube channel. Now she is a fulltime streamer and Youtuber as well as Community Manager for browser games.

Beyza Öztaşkın

Beyza Öztaşkın
Beyza Öztaşkın is a student working on her A level and simultaneously studies at the TU Dortmund, where she successfully finished social psychology. In her leisure time she makes music […]

Carola Veit

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Carola Veit was born in Hamburg and is a registered jurist. Since 1991 she is member of the SPD and chairperson of SPD Rothenburgsort. Moreover, she is a member of […]

Catharina Bøhler

Catharina Bøhler
Catharina Bøhler is the CEO and co-founder of Sarepta Studio, an award-winning Norwegian indie company, and creators of Shadow Puppeteer. She is an active contributor to the Norwegian game  ...

Christian Huberts

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Christian Knop

Christian Knop
Christian Knop B.A. is education researcher and sociologist at outermedia  GmbH. Since 2012 he supports spielbar.de as an editor and is also responsible for video game workshops for children.

Christian Schmidt

Christian Schmidt
Christian started his career in 1998 as an editor at GameStar and worked 13 years as a gaming journalist before he changed sides in 2011. Since then he was teamleader […]

Christina Kutscher

Christina Kutscher
Christina Kutscher studied English and German and is soon about to start her Master degree. Besides she is an editor, media pedagogue and writes on her blog keingame.de. She has many favorite  ...

Christina Metzler

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Christoph Brosius

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Corinna Schaffranek

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Daniel Kalinke

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Daniel Kalinke, artist, designer and producer.

Daniel Marx

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Daniel Marx is game designer and producer at Osmotics Studios, a three-man development-team from Hamburg, working on their debut project “Orwell”, an interactive thriller about data  ...

Daniel Roßberg

Daniel Roßberg
Daniel Roßberg is a Hamburg-based freelance filmmaker and media designer. He likes everything what contains pixel and moves at the touch of a button.

Daniel Zils

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Daniel Zils studied education sciences at the University of Koblenz and had been a media educator from 2004 until 2007. Working for medien+bildung.com gGmbH he has been actively educating in […]

Dominik Johann

Dominik Johann
Dom is a Hamburg-based graphic designer, illustrator, game developer and student at the University of Applied Sciences. He’s also the art director at the small and scrappy studio Crows Crows […]

Dominik Schott

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Editor at GamePro/GameStar, Blogger and Podcaster in the field of videogames.

Dr. Jan M. Boelmann

Dr. Jan M. Boelmann
Dr. Jan M. Boelmann is junior professor for literary education at the Pedagogical University in Ludwigsburg. In his doctoral thesis “Literary comprehension with narrative video games”  ...

Dr. Ralf Nemetschek

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Dr. Ralf Nemetschek is executive board of the Nemetschek foundation. The Nemetschek foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit foundation that aims to contribute to the democratic  ...

Eike Langbehn

Eike Langbehn
Eike Langbehn is a PhD student and research associate at the Human-Computer Interaction group at the University of Hamburg, where he is working on investigating locomotion user interfaces for  ...

Ekkehard Brüggemann

Ekkehard Brüggemann
Ekkehard Brüggemann, born 1971, is a teacher at a special-needs school and has a love-hate-relationship with information technology, that lasts since the 80s and developed with his involvement in  ...

Elena Dormeier

Studies of free art – subject area “Sculpture” at the HFBK Hamburg

Elitza Todorova

Elitza Todorova
Elitza Todorova (B.A.) was born in 1988 in Varna, Bulgaria. She moved to Germany when she was 13 and works as a freelance multimadie designer. After working with animations and VFX she […]

Endgegner

Endgegner
Four musical adventurers, each with an instrument, take off to a wonderful journey to fight some bad guys, save princesses and resque the world from evil forces. On board with […]

Eric Jannot

Eric Jannot
After studying journalism, Eric Jannot worked in the gaming industry for more than ten years. He was a public relations executive, freelancer and Senior Game Designer at The Games Company. From  ...

Friedrich Kirschner

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Friedrich Kirschner is director and software developer. He uses computer games and real time animation techniques as a basis for animated short films, interactive installations and participative  ...

Gabriele Linde

Gabriele Linde
Gabriele Linde is a freelance outdoor education pedagog, game master, speaker and ‘Teaching Artist”. She recetly founded HiddenCampus, where she develops workshops that discover and  ...

Gamestorm Berlin

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The Berlin-based team of game designers, designers and event coordinators connects games with brainstorming. Since 2011, they host (mostly analog) Game Design jams and events about the culture of  ...

Garibaldy Wibowo Mukti

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Garibaldy W Mukti (Gerry) is an enthusiastic gamer, as he plays a lot of games since he was a kid. Graduating from IT department in university, his field of work […]

Georg Hobmeier

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Gerold Schneider

Gerold Schneider
Gerold Schneider is a designer, filmmaker and developer. During two decades he worked for failed tech-startups, experimented with early social media projects, assisted during production of a  ...

Gunnar Krupp

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Gunnar Krupp is editor at Rocket Beans TV. He started with an internship in 2006 at MTV Game One, one year later he was assistant editor and from 2007 to […]

Gunnar Lott

Gunnar Lott
From 1998 to 2007, Gunnar Lott was one of the most popular gaming journalists in Germany. He was editor in chief at Gamestar and founder of GamePro as well as […]

Henrike Hapke

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JAM! Jouth Advisory Councils

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The 20 youth members of the JAM! youth advisory council campaign for projects and activities in the field of social inclusion to stand up for a open-minded society.  The JAM! […]

Jan Fischer

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Freelance journalist and author. Amongst others he works for nachtkritik.de and WASD.

Jan-Henrik Ruß

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Jan-Henrik Ruß is 17 years old and loves gaming and wrestling. Thus, he plays games with friends in his leisure time. Meanwhile he is looking for an apprenticeship in the […]

Jil Lahr

Jil Lahr
Jil Lahr, artist and co-founder of SUPINICE

Johanna Otte

Johanna Otte
Johanna Otte is a media pedagogue, studied pedagogy and psychology and started studying at the Freie Uni Berlin in 2006 – Japanese social sciences and focusing on school and learning […]

Johannes Deml

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Johannes Deml studies Time-dependent Media and Games at the HAW Hamburg. After playing Siedler 3 he was hooked and started developing his own games when he was 14. He is […]

Johannes Kristmann

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Johannes Kristmann spent more than eight years in the AAA-Industry and worked on SpecOps: The Line or Dead Island 2 as an artist, level designer and game designer. In 2014 […]

Jonas Strupat

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Judith Goldberg

Judith Goldberg
Judith Goldberg, actress

Judith Weixler

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Julia Knorre

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Julia Simmen

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Julia Simmen, costume designer.

Julian Hopp

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Kaspar Weith

Kaspar Weith
Kaspar Weith is puppet artist and performer, looking for the gaps in immanence and their boundaries. After his apprenticeship as a carpenter and two years travels he worked in numerous  ...

Katharina Appel

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Kathia von Roth

Kathia von Roth
Kathia von Roth is theater director, gaming activist and expert for participatory structures. During her studies at the Theaterakademie Hamburg she developed a improvisation technique based on  ...

Katie Goode

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Katie Goode is the Creative Director of Triangular Pixels. She is the designing, art, social media, business functioning, anything else that isn’t code-side of Triangular Pixels. She is one of  ...

Kevin Mentz

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Since 2009, Kevin Mentz is part of Daedalic. Besides his role as an author (for the Deponia trilogy, for example) he is Game Designer and Creative Lead (as for A New Beginning and […]

Kim Reichert

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Kim Reichert was born and raised in Hamburg (half of my heart beats for scotland, though). She loves nature (everything green or fluffy will do) and enjoys any kind of […]

Konrad Kolodziej

Konrad Kolodziej
Konrad Kolodziej is a student for contemporary puppet theater at the HFS Ernst Busch, focusing on interactivity and working with teenagers. He was involved in various productions that were shown  ...

Krachkisten Orchester

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Kristina Thoms

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Kristina Thoms has been doing media for many years, for instance as associate at the media agency Frische Medien GbR and as a media pedagog at jaf – Verein für […]

Laura Schuller

Laura Schuller
Laura Schuller is a freelancing actress based in Hamburg and London. Assuming that today she would not work as an actress, she would be a judge or a professional horse […]

Leonie Euler

Leonie Euler
Leonie Euler is a puppet artist and performing artist. As an actress she worked on several off-theater productions and theater groups such as “van der Hoffmann”. In 2013/14 she joined  ...

Leonie Pichler

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Lutz Schröder

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Since he passionately played for over 25 years, no one was that surprised that Lutz Schröder devoted extensive time to them in his studies of the historical sciences at the […]

Lutz Woellert

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Maike Drexler

Maike Drexler
Maike Drexler worked in multimedia productions and now studies contemporary puppet theater. She is interested in interactions between artificial and human intelligences – and how this can  ...

Malte Plambeck

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Mareike Ottrand

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Mareike Ottrand was born in 1983, to the surprise of her parents, with a pencil in her hand. Hence her career options were quite narrow. After drawing a lot of bunnies […]

Marie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan

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Marie Claire LeBlanc Flanagan moved from Canada ​to​ Berlin one year ago to make experimental games. In the past year she has made “Auscault”, a facial recognition/biosignal  ...

Matthias Kempke

Matthias Kempke
Matthias Kempke is author and game designer at Daedalic Entertainment in Hamburg, a video game developer and publisher that is specifically known for its adventures like Deponia and Edna bricht  ...

Melanie Taylor

Melanie Taylor
Melanie is lead artist and business manager at Osmotic Studios as well as one of the three co-founders. It is her passion to turn great ideas into something visually stunning […]

Michael Liebe

Michael Liebe
Michael Liebe ist founder and CEO of Booster Space, which are behind the International Games Week Berlin, Womenize! and Game <3 Cinema. A few years ago he co-founed the Digital Games […]

Miko Hucko

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Miko Hucko does reality programming and works on various projects like Social Space Agency, Tobak Lithium or Spieleberatung that are communicative, collaborative, performative and discursive.

MULTIBALL LIT

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In the year 20XX, this rare DJ trio escaped the dark realm of a haunted pinball machine. Close your eyes, connect to their soothing biomechanical semiconductors and translate the position […]

Nico Nowarra

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Nico Uthe

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Nico Uthe is creative mind at VR-Nerds, he was born in Hamburg more than 30 years ago and still has ants in the pants. At the moment he works on […]

Paul Lubos

Paul Lubos
Paul Lubos is a PhD student at the Human-Computer Interaction Group of the Department of Informatics of the University of Hamburg. He finished his Master of Science in Computer Sciences […]

polysoul

polysoul
polysoul consists of Tom Schley and Jan Stroetmann. Jan Stroetmann is a multimedia artist based in Berlin, Germany. Having worked in different disciplines ranging from 3D animation to generative  ...

Rabea Lübbe

Rabea Lübbe
Rabea Lübbe, actress

Samson Klitsner

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Samson Klitsner is a graduate from the Design | Media Arts program at UCLA. He found his way to game development by engaging viewers’ imaginative and creative sensibilities with a playful  ...

Sandro Engel

Sandro Engel
Sandro Engel was born in 1987 in Frankfurt a.M. After school he tried to study architecture, but quickly realized that it was not free and creative enough. After studying digital media […]

Sarah Pützer

Sarah Pützer
Sarah Pützer B.A. is cultural scientist at outermedia GmbH. As editor for spielbar.de she focuses on writing media pedagogical reviews. Furthermore, she supervises workshops with video games for  ...

Sebastian Kalemba

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Sebastian Kalemba is Animation Director at CD Projekt RED with 10 years experience in the industry. At the same time he is tutor at iAnimate – animation online school.  During over 10 years  ...

Silke Zimmermann

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Silke Zimmermann is program manager of the Nemetschek foundation. The Nemetschek foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit foundation that aims to contribute to the democratic  ...

Simon Lehmann

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Sky LaRell Anderson

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Dr. Sky LaRell Anderson has a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota, and he works as a visiting assistant professor of Communication at Denison University in Ohio, […]

Sofia Kats

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Sohyun Jung

Sohyun Jung
Sohyun Jung studied Graphic Art and Illustration at the Ewha Womans University in Seoul and the HAW and HfBK in Hamburg. 2014 her graphic novel “Vergiss nicht, das Salz auszuwaschen”  ...

Sonja Prlic

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co-founder of gold extra. Sonja Prlić, born in Salzburg, is a director, a dramatic advisor and a media artist. Walking over the path of literature and dramaturgy her studies led […]

Stephan Schölzel

Stephan Schölzel
First, Stephan Schölzel wanted to become a computer scientist or graphic designer, but after community service he finally studied social education. Then he discovered the field of media pedagogy  ...

Stephanie Goncalves Norberto

Stephanie Goncalves Norberto
Stephanie Goncalves Norberto is culture pedagog with a focus on dance and movement. She works as a social pedagog with teenagers at Landesbetrieb Hamburg education and consulting and as a […]

Susanne Schmidt

Susanne Schmidt
Susanne Schmidt is a PhD student at the Human-Computer Interaction Group of the Department of Informatics at the University of Hamburg. She finished her master’s degree in Computer Science  ...

Sven Linner

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For many years the social pedagog B.A. from Dusseldorf is involved in the sthetics of old video games and presents, along with Sebastian Kalitzki, “Konsolenkinder”, where they host  ...

Szymon Lukasik

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Szymon Lukasik – designer, animator, born in Krakow, Poland. Graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in 2008. Co-author of critically acclaimed game Bulb Boy. Loves 80s horror and everything  ...

Teddy Pandy W.

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Teddy Pandu W., was born in 1988 in Bontang, small town in Borneo, Indonesia. Grew up in small town which has many open spaces, he loves outdoor activities and sports. […]

Thomas Krüger

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Since 2000, Thomas Krüger is president of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb). Moreover, he is active in cultural and social areas as well: Since 1995 he is president of […]

Thorsten S. Wiedemann

Thorsten S. Wiedemann
Thorsten S. Wiedemann is founder and director of A MAZE.. He produces and curates under this international label festivals, exhibitions and workshops on the intersection of games, games culture,  ...

Tintin Patrone

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Tintin Patrone is sound-/performance artist and studied art at the HfbK Hamburg. Tintin started being involved in the artistic program at PLAY13 with the Krachkistenorchester among other  ...

Tobias Kopka

Tobias Kopka
Tobias Kopka, born 1976, works as Conference & Program Director at the most important German game developer conferences, Quo Vadis in Berlin and Respawn – Gathering of Game Developers in  ...

Tobias Miller

Tobias Miller
Tobias Miller M.A. is project manager and media pedagog at outermedia GmbH in Berlin. He is editor in chief at spielbar.de and deals with the pedagogical evaluation of video games […]

Torben Spieker

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Torben Spieker studies Experimantal Design at the HfbK Hamburg. He is also co-founder of Spieleberatung.

Uke Bosse

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Uke Bosse was shaped by games like Leather Goddesses of Phobos and Monkey Island in the 80s and 90s and still compares their quality and creativity to nowaday’s digital entertainment.  ...

Vera Marie Rodewald

Vera Marie Rodewald
Vera Marie Rodewald is a media pedagog in Hamburg. She is also a research assistant for media education at the university of applied science and lecturer at the Leibniz university in  ...

Verena Cojic

verena Cojic
Verena Cojic is creative and culture-freak. Last year, PLAY exhibited her paper works. She has actually studied business administration, but art is so much more fun.

VRUnicorns

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VRUnicorns is an international group of game jammers, based in Copenhagen, making silly virtual reality games. Their first game, #SelfieTennis, is a Vive launch title that has been described as  ...