Astrid Kahmke

Bavarian Film Center

With a background as creative film producer of international feature films, Astrid works for the Bavarian Film Center since 2012. She helmed the prestigious First Movie Program for five years and has developed innovative training formats such as the “Immersive Storytelling Hackathon”, “story:first – digital storytelling lab” or the “Writers’ Room:Lab”. Since 2016 she curates the international “i4c events” in Munich and is head of the first European training for artistic and creative VR developers, the “xR Creators’ Lab”. She is lecturer for content development and gives talks on “content creation for virtual worlds”. Astrid is fascinated by story worlds, all kind of realities and unleashed creativity.

The VR Creator’s Lab is Europe’s exclusive training and development lab for Virtual Reality and 360° Film. It provides a creative playground for passionate filmmakers and creative professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. The Lab is part of the Creative Europe MEDIA training initiative “VR Accelerator Europe,” organized by the Bavarian Film Centre Munich with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and Bavaria Film Studios.