Andreas Ströhl was born in Munich (1962) and studied German Literature and Philosophy. From 1988 to 2003 he worked for the Goethe-Institute in Munich, Bremen, Atlanta, Bonn and Prague. From 1996 to 98 he was visiting professor for Media-Theory at the University of Innsbruck. In April 2003 he was appointed commercial manager of the International Munich Filmfestival for which he has served as a director since 2004. He published texts about media-theory and film including Vilém Flusser writings and organized Prague_Media_Symposium in Prague.