Oliver Baumgarten

Film Critic, Germany

Oliver Baumgarten. Born 1971 in the region of Wendland/Western Germany, Oliver Baumgarten studied film and television sciences at the Ruhr-University Bochum. After co-founding the independent film magazine “Schnitt”, he has served as its editor-in-chief since 1998. Baumgarten publishes on recent and historic film topics and is co-founder and artistic director of “Film+”, a yearly forum for film editing and montage. He lives in Cologne, Germany.