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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

5. October 2020
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WIFT Germany & SchspIN on Top Cop Drama. Part 4: Cinematographers

Exclusively for WIFT Germany, I’m looking at the list of the 50 Episodes for the Summer Vote (see ARD website) for the 50th anniversary of this Sunday evening crime series with the film women’s magnifying glass. The texts were first … Continue reading

1. March 2019
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German Top 100 Film 2012-18

A Look at Germany’s Top 100 Films 2012 to 18 After recently having taken a look at six departments behind the camera at the TATORTE 2011 to 2018 (Crimes from a Male Perspective), I now present an analysis of the … Continue reading

28. June 2018
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Germany’s Top Cop Drama TATORT – #2v6pN

Germany’s Top Cop Drama TATORT on and off-screen 2011 to 2018 The women directors lobby group Pro Quote Regie – who have since then expanded and are now Pro Quote Film, covering some 10 departments – had been campaigning for … Continue reading

20. December 2017
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Camera: Through their Eyes

When people speak of the Female Gaze they very often refer to women directors. I find this a bit strange as my first association with gaze would be the camera. This often neglected team position – director of photography – … Continue reading

18. September 2017
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Filmgewerke – 2017 – Film Professions

English Version follows German. Im Juni 2014 hatte ich über 32 Teampositionen am Filmset hinter der Kamera und 2 Positionen vor der Kamera geschrieben und dazu die entsprechenden Datenbankeinträge von Crew United ausgewertet (Film: Frauengewerke, Männergewerke?). Heute gibt es eine … Continue reading