The Team

The festival is organized on a mainly voluntary basis by the nonprofit organization Nippon Connection. Nippon Connection is a member of the Association of Hessian Film Festivals (Verbund der hessischen Filmfestivals) and AG Filmfestival.

Festival Director
Marion Klomfaß

Management
Kirill Gettmann, Katharina Hein, Bastian Hoang, Florian Höhr, Kira Katthagen, Jannika Laun, Isabelle Mathes, Neco Oestreich, Colin Pachl, Marie-Claire Richardson, Viktoria Steinigk, Masako Tsuno, Raphael Shogo Wujanz

Festival Office
Kira Katthagen (Head of team), Jannika Laun, Luisa von Blume (intern), Bao Anh Tran (intern)

Film Program
Florian Höhr (Head of team), Maximilian Himpsl, Marion Klomfaß, Sebastian Krehl, Mayu Sugaya, Pavao Vlajcic

Film Program Preselection
Inga Baumgartner, Henrik Diels, Nicolo Dresp, Anahita Estiri, Noah Franc, Bastian Hoang, Alexander Knoth, Quang Anh Ngo, Mircea Ogrin, Anne Seifferth

Nippon Culture
Marie-Claire Richardson (Head of team), Sabrina Dethloff, Jennifer Fettig, Mina Huber, Neco Oestreich, Julia Ringleb, Anne Seifferth, Viktoria Steinigk, Rebecca Volz, Kenzo Weiß

Press and Public Relations
Isabelle Mathes (Head of team), Josefine Rauch (Social Media), Karim Ahsan, Henrik Diels, Benedikt Feenstra, Noah Franc, Quang Anh Ngo, Lukas Raymann, Marina Schilke, Pauline Teupke, Tim Beyermann (intern), Julien Gebhardt (intern), Jenny Medow (intern)

Editorial
Kirill Gettmann, Dennis Vetter

Translations
Isabelle Mathes (Head of team), Benedikt Feenstra (engl.), Megumi Hayakawa (jap.), Mircea Ogrin (engl.), Vincent Stoll (engl.), Yukari Tachibana (jap.), Hiroko Takahashi (jap.), Masako Tsuno (jap.)

Interpreter Coordination
Maria Deutsch (Head of Team)

Interview Coordination
Mayu Sugaya (Head of team), Nicolo Dresp, Stella Tümmler

Festival Photographer
Eileen Burkard, Kevin-David Seefeld

Ticketing
Colin Pachl (Head of team), Thilini Abeyawardana, Tanja Menn, Silvia Surrey, Sandra Fleischhacker, Laura Sommer

Catering
David Falk, Roland Klostermann, Simone Li, Laura Maltan, Anne Seiffert, Gary Siemund

Video & Event Technology
Inga Baumgartner, Lukas Brehm, Christian Cyfus, Dirk Dullmaier, Jens Labudda, André Popescu, Marko Pirovolakis, Vincent Stoll, Raphael Shogo Wujanz

Nippon Click & Collect Kiosk
Luisa von Blume (Head of team), Bao Anh Tran (Head of team), Benedikt Feenstra, Jennifer Fettig, Mina Huber, Yun Jiang, Trung Ngo, Colin Pachl, Marina Schilke, Pauline Teupke, Rebecca Volz

Office Technology
André Popescu, Raphael Shogo Wujanz

Video-On-Demand
Janis Schmidt (Head of team), Moritz Feilen, Hannah Strittmatter (intern)

Accounting
Astrid Kalvelage

Human Resources
Kirill Gettmann

Bicycle Coordination
Lukas Brehm, Benedikt Feenstra, Bastian Hoang, Jens Labudda, Marko Pirovolakis, Kevin-David Seefeld, Rebecca Volz

Collaboration
Njomza Dulla, David Fahnert, Johanna Fieberling, Andreas Heidenreich, Alexandra Holst, Jonathan Kreß, Janna Melzer

Design & Campaign
Il-Ho Jung — www.il-ho.com

Festival Trailer
Amin Weber

Website
Frontend-Development: wemove digital solutions
Project Management: Kirill Gettmann
Content Management: Colin Pachl
Design & Concept: Il-Ho Jung — www.il-ho.com

Database & Nippon Archive
Development: Elove Gury
Project Management: Kirill Gettmann
Content Management: Marie-Claire Richardson, Dennis Vetter

Data Protection Officer
Colin Pachl

Executive Board
Kirill Gettmann (chair), Florian Höhr (vice chair), Marion Klomfaß (vice chair)

Festival Partners

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