Co-Founder & Artistic Director / Seriencamp UG // Plot&Spin
After getting his degree in American cultural studies and economics Gerhard Maier turned his passion for movies and series into a job and worked as journalist (Spex, Juice, ME.Movies), editor-in-chief (piranha, King Magazin) and texter (Universal, Capelight, Koch Media, Amazon) on all things „audiovisual entertainment“. In 2014 he co-founded SERIENCAMP which consists of Germany's first festival dedicated exclusively to serial storytelling showcasing 40 projects from around the world and of three-day SERIENCAMP CONFERENCE which focusses on latest creative trends and developments in the industry. He regularly gives keynotes and workshops on cultural and structural aspects of the series industry. In 2018 he founded interdisciplinary storytelling forum PLOT (whattheplot.com) as a conference to connect and inspire filmmakers, artists, marketing experts and tech developers.