Hans Robert Eisenhauer, former Head of THEMA at ZDF/ARTE.
After his studies in Political Science in Heidelberg, he worked as an assistant and scientific collaborator of the Minister of Finance in Bonn.Until 1979 he also worked as an assistant to several Members of Parliament and as free lance journalist for print media and radio. At the end of 1979 change of „profession“ and place,first,dramatic adviser then producer of television programmes in Berlin.
As of 1983 scriptwriter and producer for television series and factual programmes for Studio Hamburg Atelier GmbH. 1985 Editor for press and public relations and producer at the Second German Television (ZDF) and the German-speaking cultural channel 3 Sat. As of November 1987 Head of the Berlin Film Fund at the Berlin Government, where he was also responsible for the foundation of the European Film Academy.
As of November 1991 Deputy Programme Director of ARTE and Head of the Theme Evenings. Coordinator of about 2000 Theme Evenings, including coproductions with several international broadcasters as TVE, TVP, ORF, SRG, YLE, RTBF, TELEPIU, SVT, WGBH, BBC, NPS.
Eisenhauer is member of EDN and honorary member of the German Film Academy.