Simon Hauck

Programmer, author, moderator

Simon Hauck (M.A. and graduate journalist) is a film critic, film festival staff member, moderator and lecturer from Amberg. He first studied German, history and theatre studies at the LMU Munich and wrote his master's thesis on Peter Greenaway. He then also studied television journalism at the Bavarian Academy for Television and Digital Media (BAF). As a cross-media cultural journalist, he works for numerous media houses (including, Münchner Feuilleton,, BR,, ZDF, SR) and also teaches at several media colleges. The film journalist is a member of the Association of German Film Critics (VDFK e.V.) and a regular contributor to various film festivals (e.g. Filmfest München). He has been working for DOK.fest München since 2014.