Marcel Schwierin is co-founder of the Werkleitz Biennial and the experimental film database cinovid. His films include The Images (experimental found-footage, 1994) and Eternal Beauty, a feature length essay on the film aesthetics of the Third Reich (2003).

His curatorial projects since 1993 include the Max-Ophüls-Festival, the International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen and transmediale, among others. He was artistic director of the Werkleitz Festival projects Amerika 2008 and Arab Shorts 2009 and 2010. His curatorial projects in 2011 include Sync:Existence, a film and video programme for transmediale.11, Shooting Animals – A Brief History of Animal Film, for the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, and Zoo for the Werkleitz Festival.

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