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Prof. Hartmut Jahn

Prof. Hartmut Jahn

School of Design | Department of Media Design | Professorships | Jahn, H.
Senior Professor

Hochschule Mainz
Prof. Hartmut Jahn
Room W1.31
Wallstraße 11
55122 Mainz

+49 6131 628-92333

Movie/Directing/Storytelling

Head of Institute for Media Design,
Council Member School of Design

Tuesday
1 - 2 pm

Vita

1900 - heute

VITA

Professorship for Film Design
at the University of Mainz
since 1998

Managing Director and Spokesman
of the Institute for Media Design - img of the Mainz University of Applied Sciences
since 2010

Awarded among others with the German Video Art Prize of the ZKM Karlsruhe,
including nomination for the German Federal Film Prize, Golden Gate Award, San Francisco.

Member of the German Film Academy

As a film author and director he was engaged after feature film and television play for ZDF (German TV) with the narrativity of new electronic forms in the artistic area and in TV formats.

Feature films
Until the mid-nineties producer of the feature films

"Transit Dreams" by Hartmut Jahn
(Max-Ophüls-Prize, special prize of the festival / Distrib.: WildOkapi)

"The Peanut Man" by Dietmar Klein
(Max Ophüls Prize, Main Award / Distribution: Kinowelt),

"World Champion" by Zoran Solomun
(interfilm Award / Distribution: Basis),

"She'll never make it" by Lih Janowitz
(best up-and-coming actress 1994: Claudia Michelsen).

From the middle of the nineties
Film author and producer for essay and documentary films.

2001 to 2005 artistic director and producer of the short film magazine
"KURZSCHLUSS" (ARTE-TV) for WDR and ZDF.

FLUXUS Archive - 24h Fluxus pioneers and collectors audio-visual, 2002
FLUXUS Archive - 14h Fluxus pioneers and collectors audio-visual, 2012
with Ben Vautier, Nice; Geoffrey Hendricks, Larry Miller, Alison Knowles,
Carolee Schneemann, New York; Emmett Williams, Berlin; Eric Andersen,
Copenhagen; Ben Patterson, Wiesbaden; Willem de Ridder, Amsterdam; Mary
Bauermeister, Cologne; Philip Corner, Reggio; Takako Saito, Düsseldorf; Daniel
Spoerri, Vienna; Jon Hendricks, MoMa NY; René Block; Michael Berger; Gino di
Maggio.

until 2000
Teaching assignments
at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB)
Berlin University of the Arts (UdK)
University of the Arts Bremen

Seminars for the Goethe-Institute
including Lima, New Delhi, Pune, Marseille, Hong Kong, Montevideo

1988 - 1991
Research assistant
at the Institute for Audiovisual Media (AMI)
of the University of Hildesheim, Prof. Dr. Jan Berg

1983 - 1995
Co-foundation of the artists studio "Confu-Baja-Video" in Berlin
with Gerd Conradt, Monika Funke, Hanno Baethe

since 1978
Work with video film installation photography

1974 - 1980
Study of art education and educational science in Hannover (PH) and
Berlin (FU/UdK), state examinations and diploma

Publications

https://www.rlp-forschung.de/people/Hartmut_Jahn/publications

Publications 2000 - today 

Hartmut Jahn: BLICKACHSEN, Mainz 2020
Hartmut Jahn: TRANSITGUT - CROSSING BORDERS, Mainz 2019
Ferreira-Lopes, Jahn: THE SOUND OF LISBON 2016-2019,
Mainz 2019
Hartmut Jahn: BABYLON CIRCUS Film - Video - Installation, Nuremberg 2005
Hartmut Jahn: THE NEW OWNERS OF THE BERLIN WALL, Mainz 2009
Hartmut Jahn, Elmar, Rettinger (eds.): SHOPPING IN THE MID-AGE AGE, Mainz 2013
Hartmut Jahn: BABYLON CIRCUS Film - Video - Installation, Nuremberg 2005
Hartmut Jahn: THE NEW OWNERS OF THE BERLINER MAUER, Mainz 2009
Hartmut Jahn, Elmar, Rettinger (eds.): SHOPPING IN THE MID-AGE AGE, Mainz 2013

Researches

https://www.rlp-forschung.de/people/Hartmut_Jahn/research_projects

Research 2000 - today

Film Design and Television / TV Feature Documentary Documentary Experimental Film Short Film Video Art Installation Photography and 360° Applications Subject Area Film Design and Television / TV Media Design Thinking Competencies Enter your competencies here. Services Author Direction Media Consulting Dramaturgy Audiovisual Archive Media Management Awards, Prizes & Honours German Video Art Prize 1994, ZKM Karlsruhe Nomination German Film Prize 1987 Cork Intl. Film Festival 1987, Best European Short Film, Ireland Max Ophüls Prize, Main Prize of the Festival 1992 Golden Gate Award, San Francisco Intl. Film Festival 1994, U.S.A. Tokyo Intl. Video Festival 1985, Work of Excellence, Japan One-Minute-Festival São Paulo 1996, 1st Prize, Brazil In Competition: Intl. Film Festivals in London, San Sebastian, Gothenburg, Melbourne, Brussels, Vigo, Oberhausen, San Francisco, São Paulo.
https://www.rlp-forschung.de/people/Hartmut_Jahn/research_projects

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