CEO MFG-Filmförderung, Germany
After her studies of German, theatre and journalism in Munich, Gabriele Röthemeyer worked as commissioning editor and producer/director of television documentaries for educational programs at the North German Broadcasting Corp. and ZDF. Between 1982 and 1989 she served as dramatic adviser and producer for several film and television production companies in Hamburg (Provobis, FFP). This followed a five-year period of free-lance writing/directing features and documentaries for public television (culture and film departments mainly). In 1995, she was appointed CEO of MFG Film Fund, Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg. Between 2003 and 2005 she was in charge of Film- und Medienfestival GmbH Stuttgart/Ludwigsburg.