Name: Schleser Max-cdc
Given name: Max
Country: Germany


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Job Data:

Function: Director Job Country: Germany
Maingenre: Documentary   
Other genres: Animated Film, Short film

Other facts (about me and my artistic work):

Max Schleser is a filmmaker, who explores mobile devices as creative and educational tools. His portfolio includes various experimental and collaborative documentary projects, which are screened at film and new media festivals internationally (Videoscope, Pocket Film Festival, HeART beat Festival, Museu da Imagem e do Som do Estado, South London Gallery, East End Film Festival, Future Film and The Smalls, FLEFF Film Festival, New Zealand Film Archive, Te Papa Tongarewa). His mobile feature film "Max with a Keitai" is included in the public film archive in the Forum des Images in Paris. Before joining Massey University Max lectured at the University of East London and the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in London and Kuala Lumpur. Max's films are reviewed in Cinemascope and Vague Terrain. He is referred to as a pioneer and leading practitioner of mobile phone filmmaking. Max also conceptualized and conducted numerous mobile filmmaking workshops with 21cc, the educational link of the BBC, local councils, community groups and film festivals in London, Ekaterinburg, New York, Wellington and Auckland. Max curates the International Mobile Innovation Screening and in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Archive he produced the International Mobile Innovation DVD. Max's publications include the Journal of Media Practice, VJ theory, Culture Visuelle, HZ Journal, a chapter on Mobile Creativity in Mobile Learning: Pilot Projects and Initiative book and a chapter on Collaborative Mobile Phone Film Making in the Handbook of Participatory Video. He is reviewer for the Journal of Creative Technology and Informing Science Press. Max is a member of the Informing Science Institute and worked on mobile media consultancy projects for Nokia and Frontier Strategy. He is featured in The Next Web Magazine's "Disconnect: The Future of Mobile" issue. Max co-found the international mobile creative network FILMOBILE and MINA, the Mobile Innovation Network Aotearoa.