Born in 1977 in Wels (Upper Austria), studied media/film science and German philology at the University of Vienna (AT) and the Aarhus University (DK). She worked for renowned festivals like the Film Festival Cottbus – Festival of Eastern European Cinema (DE) and the Reykjavík Int. Film Festival (IS). Currently, she is assistant festival director of CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival Linz (AT), the second biggest international film event of Austria, and responsible for PR, festival organization as well as co-curating the European program sections. Furthermore, she is a member of the Upper Austrian Film Commission.