Florian WEGHORN (Program manager of Berlinare Talents)

Born in 1976 in Oldenburg, Florian holds an M.A. in Theatre, Film and Television studies from the University of Cologne with a thesis on ‘The Visual Language of Melancholy in Youth Film.’ Florian Joined the Berlinale team in 2002, initially working for Generation section. From 2008 to 2014, he was the section’s Co-director and a curator of its short and feature films. He is a member of the selection committee for the Berlinale Competition.
In addition, Florian has worked for various other international film festivals, film founds and cultural institutions and is a member of the European Film Academy. He is the author and editor of several publications covering film and youth culture.