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25. July 2022
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When is it a good Story?

When is it a good Story? – German Film Awards for Screenplay 22 Lola for the Best Screenplay Lola for the Best Unfilmed Screenplay Acceptance Speech “But at Second Glance…” When is it a Good Story? Cobbler, Stick to your … Continue reading

6. April 2022
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Demand Change (from: The Age Buster)

In December 2021, I was interviewed by Italian journalist, sociologist and author Stefania Medetti. She currently lives in Thailand and runs, among other things, the English-language blog The Age Buster, which focuses on the topics of age, age valuation and … 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

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

16. April 2021
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Fair Participation: Yes, it is possible.

No April Fool’s joke: half of the TATORT screenplays by female authors – #jaesgeht On 1 April, I posted the ARD news on Instagram that half the top cop drama TATORT’s scripts will be by female authors, i.e. written by … 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. November 2020
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WIFT Germany & SchspIN on Top Cop Drama. Part 4: Composers

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

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

8. September 2020
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WIFT Germany & SchspIN on Top Cop Drama. Part 3: Writers

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