Film Critic, Germany
Born in New York, Stephen Locke has been living in Germany since the 1960s, currently in Berlin. After working for the MEDIA Programme and as a film and theatre critic, he was invited to found and edit the bilingual daily newspaper of the Berlin IFF and was on the selection committee for competition films for some 20 years. He still works for the Berlinale, currently as special consultant and film scout, primarily responsible for the Scandinavian countries. Besides film journalism, he does translation work in the areas of art, culture and history.