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 (www.europeanfilmacademy.org)
Member of the “German-French-Film Academy” (www.das-rendez-vous.org)
Member of the German Film Academy Association (www.deutsche-filmakademie.de)
Member of supporters circle of the Film and Television Museum (www.filmmuseum-berlin.de)
Working languages: German, English