Sascha Keilholz

Festival Director

Dr. Sascha Keilholz has been managing the International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg as artistic and commercial director of Filmfest Mannheim gGmbH since 2019. Since then, the IFFMH has been awarded the German Brand Award and as a Fair Festival, among others. From 2009 to 2019 he was responsible for Heimspiel - Das Regensburger Filmfest, from 2004 to 2011 he acted as deputy editor-in-chief for From 2006 to 2020 he taught at various universities and colleges. He has also worked for the Filmmuseum Deutsche Kinemathek, NDR and the independent distribution companies Alamode and MFA. He is the author of numerous academic publications.

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