Dr. Peter Zimmermann
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Film scholar, author and lecturer at the University of Wuppertal (FB A) in Germany (www.uni-wuppertal.de )
Seminars on film studies and international film workshops at Goethe-Instituts in Wellington, Colombo, Manila, Bangalore, Oslo, Accra, Rio de Janeiro et al.
1992 - 2006 Academic Director of the Documentary Film Center (Haus des Dokumentarfilms / www.hdf.de) in Stuttgart.
Organisation of conferences and workshops for film, television and new media.
Chair of the research project "History of the Documentary Film in Germany".
Co-Editor of the Book Series "Close Up" focusing on the history of international documentary film edited by University Press Konstanz (UVK).
1973 - 1991 Lecturer and professor for literature and media studies at the universities in Wuppertal, Cairo and Marburg.
Author of several books and essays on the history of film and television.
- Dokumentarfilm im Umbruch (New Tendencies of the Documentary Film). Konstanz 2006
- Geschichte des dokumentarischen Films in Deutschland (History of the Documentary Film in Germany)