Ingo Petzke

Prof. Dr. phil. Ingo Petzke, PhD

Over 30 years of working as a filmmaker, teacher, author and curator. Teaching at universities and arts academies in 31 countries around the world. Founder of four film festivals. Numerous books and articles. Supervisor of roughly 2,000 student films.

Special expertise and research:

  • (Short) film history;
  • Experimental / Avant-garde film

Academic and professional qualifications:

  • 1973 Magister Artium at Ruhr- Universität Bochum (Germany)
  • 2004 PhD By Published Works at Bond University (Australia)
  • 2006 Dr. phil. at Osnabrück University (Germany)

Major positions held:

  • 1983 – 2013 Film Professor, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg (Germany)
  • 1991 Visiting Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2001 – 2006 Associate Professor, Bond University, Australia
  • 2009 – 2011 Director, Steinbeiss Research Center Experimental Film
  • 2008 – 2018 Adjunct Professor, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Current research projects:

  • A concise history of German Experimental Film culture
  • Apocalypse Then! (The untold history of Coppola in the Philippines)