Jury DOK.digital 2023
DOK.digital – Award for New Narrative Formats is sponsored by the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for New Media and is endowed with 2,500 euros.
After producing cinema documentaries for many years, Robin Burgauer initiated a studio for Digital Storytelling in Munich in 2012 to transfer storytelling principles to digital formats. His projects were featured by Apple several times, were awarded with Best of App Store and nominated for the European Digital Media Awards. In 2018 he co-founded the company Inlusio Interactive to produce interactive, story-driven and reality-inspired formats for the international market.
Managing Director and Producer of UFA Documentary GmbH
Raised in Aachen and near Cologne, he began his career in 1993 working for various magazines and daily newspapers in Cologne and Düsseldorf. He completed his studies in producing at the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy in 2003 and began working as a producer at the Berlin production company Phoenix Film, where he produced projects such as KÖNIG VON KREUZBERG or UFA's first transmedia project, KILL YOUR DARLING, for the channel ProSieben or the cinema film TEUFELSKICKER. From 2013 to 2021, in addition to various fictional productions, he was responsible for digital communication at the UFA Fiction unit. His productions include the ZDF production KU'DAMM 56. In 2021 he founded UFA Documentary GmbH with Gwendolin Szyszkowitz-Schwingel, which is responsible for non-fiction productions and hybrids. The first productions include the RTL series ANGELA MERKEL – FRAU BUNDESKANZLERIN by Stefan Aust, STURMFAHRT, a project about Boris Herrmann and LIEBE about the band Rosenstolz. Marc Lepetit has been a guest lecturer at various universities throughout Europe since 2006; at the Zurich University of the Arts he is a lecturer for transmedia storytelling.
Gülseren Ölcüm, born in Berlin in 1985. She is an editor at ZDF. She has been working as a full-time correspondent for the Y-Kollektiv since 2016 to 2022. She completed her undergraduate degree in Near East Studies in Berlin and London and a master's degree in Journalism in Aarhus and Sydney. She took on the role as an editor for migazin.de and, with her team, she won the Grimme Online Award for her work. She went on to volunteer for the Bayerischen Rundfunk (Bavarian State Network) and has presented on radio, television and the web. She was the Juliane Bartel Media Award for her documentaries SUGARBABES – ESCORT UND RINSING ALS STUDENTEN-JOB (SUGARBABES - ESCORT AND RINSING AS STUDENT JOB) and SEXISMUS IM FUßBALL (SEXISM IN FOOTBALL). She also won the Spanish television award, Premios Ondas, for her documentary TÜRKEN, ENTSCHEIDET EUCH! (TURKS, MAKE UP YOUR MINDS!). Gülseren is also a fellow of the Mercator Foundation.
Funding Executive XR/VR/Webseries at FilmFernsehFonds Bayern
Consultant at the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for New Media (BLM)
Katharina Schulz is a consultant at the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM) in the area of content & media competence and a foundation consultant for the Media Education Bavaria Foundation established by the BLM. She studied Modern German Literature at the LMU Munich and completed the supplementary course Theatre, Film and Television Criticism at the August Everding Theatre Academy in cooperation with the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). She is responsible for film at the BLM.