Dr. Oliver Langewitz holds a doctorate in sociology with a focus on communication, film and media, childhood and youth as well as intercultural communication and theories of globalization. He has been active in the media industry since 1997 and has worked, for example, as a press spokesman and PR consultant for various companies such as Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, Stadtmarketing Karlsruhe and KEG - Karlsruhe Event GmbH. Oliver Langewitz has published numerous sociological papers, including "Die Filmgesellschaft", in which he explores the importance of social networks for creative processes in the film industry. As a lecturer, he teaches at the Center for Applied Cultural Studies at KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, at the Karlsruhe University of Education, at the Karlsruhe University of Music, and at the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy. Langewitz is the founder of Filmboard Karlsruhe e. V. and fum:a - Film and Media Academy Karlsruhe. He is also the producer and director of numerous award-winning and internationally acclaimed short and feature films.
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