Carolin Kerschbaumer has taken over the reigns as the new managing director of FilmFernsehFonds Bayern since 1 February 2018 as the successor to Klaus Schaefer, who served as the head of the Bavarian film funding institution since 2001. Upon signing her contract with the Bavarian Minister of Media Ilse Aigner, Carolin Kerschbaumer stated: “As managing director of FFF, I intend to support the film and games location Bavaria with all of my strength and will do everything within my power to assure that Bavaria continues to be a strong partner for the film and games industries in the future.”

Ilse Aigner, Carolin Kerschbaumer (© FFF Bayern/Olga Havenetidis)