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13. November 2022
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TATORTE 2022 – Eine gemischte Zwischenbilanz

TATORTE 2022 – Eine gemischte Zwischenbilanz Prolog: Polizeiruf 110 TATORTE hinter der Kamera: 6-Gewerke-Check TATORTE hinter der Kamera: 2 von 6 TATORT-Städte im 6-Gewerke-Vergleich Was fehlt? Wer fehlt? Wer leidet? Wer stirbt? TATORT-Fälle Ludwigshafen Göttingen Kiel und Wiesbaden TATORT-Programmbeschwerde von … Continue reading

6. June 2022
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TATORT Sammlung

TATORT-Texte und Krimi-Analysen, von neu zu älter Kürzlich, am 23.5.22, wurde ich von der Journalistin Gesa Ufer im Deutschlandradio Kultur für die Sendung Kompressor interviewt. Das Gespräch gibt es zum Nachhören auf der DLF-Webseite (Warum Kommissarinnen häufig sterben müssen). Und … Continue reading

16. May 2022
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Serienstudie (Series Report) 2022

Series Report 2022 Who wrote the German Series from 2017 to 2021? Study on the participation of female writers in the creative areas of script writers, creators, showrunners and headwriters of publically funded and non-funded German series for streamers or … Continue reading

13. December 2021
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Strong Woman, Punch her in the Face!

Making Women Characters suffer on Television Warning: this text is about, among other things, violence against women portrayed on television. Warning: some of the photographs used may cause unpleasant feelings. I recently read the appeal by Liz Tucker, Chair of … Continue reading

29. October 2021
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Old Women. Visibility. Part I

Yesterday I was standing at the checkout in an organic supermarket. The cashier asked the customer in front of me if she had a student card – that must have given her a discount. The woman went completely berserk with … Continue reading

15. September 2021
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Not bad if you like Men Productions: German TV Awards 21

The German Television Awards 21 – Nominations, Fictional Formats Last week, a colleague from Cologne drew my attention to this year’s nominations for the German Television Prize, which will be awarded tomorrow, September 16, in Cologne. In response, I looked … Continue reading

18. July 2021
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Babylon Testosterone, Generously Funded

I’m getting so tired of it. Why are feature films and television drama still so often produced without women, why does a menmenmen series get several million €€€ from public film funding, in addition to the million €€€ of a … Continue reading

22. June 2021
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Rosy times for Men in NDR Prime-Time Cop Dramas

NDR prime-time Cop Dramas I was invited to do a study of NDR crime films for the current newsletter of the Film & Medienbüro Niedersachsen. With kind permission, here is a translation of the article (pp. 25-27). The share of … Continue reading

21. March 2021
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Is Germany’s Top Cop Drama Getting into Trouble about Quotas?

TATORTs. TV Ratings. Quota for Women Off-Screen. Today I am looking at the 36 new episodes of German Top Cop Drama TATORT in 2020, comparing the shares of men and women in the 6-departments-check (direction, screenplay, camera, sound, editing and … Continue reading