Rechtsanwalt Volker Otte

Volker Otte, born Hamburg in 1962. First and second state law examination in 1990 and 1993 respectively. Afterwards Senior Civil Servant of the City of Berlin, latterly in the Chancellery of the Berlin Senate for the Governing Mayor.
From 1995 to 1998 head of the legal department of the German Federal Film Board (FFA), then authorised signatory and founder of the film funding department at Road Movies Filmproduktion.
Independent legal office and consultancy since October 2002, specialising in the law of Film, Media and Cultural Funding.

Member of the European Film Academy (
Member of the “German-French-Film Academy” (
Member of the German Film Academy Association (
Member of supporters circle of the Film and Television Museum (

Working languages: German, English

Marko Djerek

Marko Djerek, born in Berlin in October 1985. Studied at the Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder and at the University of Ljublijana, graduating with a Master‘s in European Studies in 2016. Working in the office since February 2010. Initially as an intern, followed by a student assisant position and as a permanent employee since April 2016. Participated in a variety of workshops and seminars on the topic of filmfunding held by the Erich-Pommer-Institut.

Working languages: German, English

Sebastian Lemke

Sebastian Lemke, born in Güstrow in February 1995. Abitur in Güstrow in 2013. Followed this with the start of law studies at Humboldt-Universiät in Berlin. Aimining to sit first state law examination in October 2019. Commentator and promoter for trading card events all over Europe in his spare time at weekends. Working in the office since July 2018. Initially as an intern and now as a permanent employee since October 2018.

Working languages: German, English