The Team

The festival is organized on a voluntary basis by the nonprofit organization Nippon Connection. Nippon Connection is a member of the Association of Hessian Film Festivals (Verbund der hessischen Filmfestivals).

TEAM MEMBERS

Festival Director
Marion Klomfaß

President of Executive Board
Mark Nennstiel

Management
Robert Bosnjak, Martin Bregenzer, Veronika Depnering, Kirill Gettmann, Andreas Heidenreich, Melanie Hobich, Florian Höhr, Rodolfo Limpin, Isabelle Mathes, Tanja Menn, Mark Nennstiel, Mircea Ogrin, Johannes Röder, Susanne Schönmeier, Maximilian Himpsl (Praktikant), Esra Kartal (Praktikantin)

Festival Office
Mareike Hoksch, Clarissa Seidel

Film Program
Martin Bregenzer (Leitung), Megumi Hayakawa, Florian Höhr, Marion Klomfaß, Sebastian Krehl, Atsuko Morimune (Nippon Visions), Mircea Ogrin, Pavao Vlajcic

Film Program Preselection
Nicolo Dresp, Peter Schmid, Hiroko Takahashi, Annika Schulz (Praktikantin)
 
Nippon Culture Program
Veronika Depnering (Leitung), Melanie Hobich (Leitung), Florian Höhr, Inga Neuhaus, Neco Oestreich, Marie-Claire Richardson, Julia Ringleb, Yavuz Say, Mira Schlicher, Susanne Schönmeier, Viktoria Steinigk, Masako Tsuno, Lionel Wurth

Editorial Team
Kirill Gettmann, Andreas Heidenreich, Mircea Ogrin

Translations
Tori Brinker, Verena Fox, Noah Franc, Megumi Hayakawa, Mircea Ogrin, Wenzel Stammnitz, Hiroko Takahashi, Masako Tsuno

Press and Public Relations
Philipp Hindahl (Leitung), Stephen Kallies, Jenna Limbach, Isabelle Mathes, Julia Rechberger, Yavuz Say, Malwa Grosse (Praktikantin), Havva Keskin (Praktikantin)

Photographer coordination / Film screening room
Christine Mai, Gary Siemund, Thanh Van Tran
 
Guest Relations
Mayu Sugaya (Leitung), Stella Tümmler (Leitung), Steffi Lapsien Cortes, Kumiko Tanaka, Masako Tsuno, Alişan Zafer (Praktikant)

Volunteer Coordination
Alexandra Holst (Leitung), Lukas Bödefeld, Kirill Gettmann, Angelina Jellesen, Stephen Kallies, Sebastian Krehl, Michael Markus Mosycz, Annette Pulch, Nek Navikân Sim, Viola Trinh

Ticketing
Tanja Menn (Leitung), Colin Pachl (Leitung), Stefan Groß, Laura Sommer, Wenzel Stammnitz, Silvia Surrey

Bar Coordination
Susanne Schönmeier (Leitung), Christian Beckmann, Joschka César, Robert Högerle, Julia Holzmann, Fabian Wessels

Catering
Thorsten Böhn (Leitung), Julia Depnering, Bianca Fiedler, Friederike Lenke

Merchandising
Johannes Röder (Leitung), Jone Lama, Daniela Litman, Nek Navikân Sim

Site Management & Interior
Lukas Brehm (Leitung Bauteam), Marie-Claire Richardson (Leitung Interior), Eileen Burkard, Josef Dillinger, Stefan Groß, Eduard Husser, Carina Larbig, Marko Pirovolakis
 
Video & Event Technology
Robert Bosnjak (Leitung), Dennis Schad (Leitung), David Falk, Frank Materna, Kristina Schmidt, Raphael Shogo Wujanz

Office Technology
Robert Bosnjak

Shipping Coordination
Meghann Munro (Leitung), Dana Pastor (Leitung), Max Kleemann (Praktikant)

Cinema Management
Andreas Heidenreich, Lennart Losensky

Finances
Mark Nennstiel, Peter Schmid, Rita Vogel

Collaboration
Micael Alves, David Clausmeier, Roxane Dänner, Paul Grabowski, Heiko Hanel, Petra Klauk, Lara Krotzky, Jens Labudda, Daniel Noll, Moritz Noll, Yuko Okura, Petra Palmer, Stefan Pietzner, Katharina Reitz, Ellen Riedel, Julia Roitman, Tobias Schönrock, Marie-Christine Schulz

Design & Campaign
Il-Ho Jung — www.il-ho.com
 
Festival trailer
Production: Thomas Maier
Animation: Amin Weber
Design: Il-Ho Jung — www.il-ho.com
Music: Einklang Audioproduktion
Cinema mix: Herold Studios

Webseite
LIEBCHEN+LIEBCHEN Kommunikation GmbH

Web Content Management
Isabelle Mathes (Leitung), Tori Brinker, Elove Gury, Felix Ernesto Hück, Jenna Limbach, Colin Pachl, Julia Roitman, Hiroko Takahashi