Director / Producer / Editor

Frauke Havemann is a director and the artistic director of the Berlin based performance and film group ON AIR. Her work is characterized by interdisciplinary practice and includes film, video installations and performance. She has received numerous grants, residencies and scholarships and her productions have been shown at theaters and festivals throughout Europe.
In May 2011 the Goethe Institute sponsored a residency in Los Angeles, during which the concept for WEATHER HOUSE was developed together with writer-director Mark Johnson. In 2016 she received a research grant from the Berlin Senate to develop the concept for her next film.

Co-director / Producer / Editor

Eric Schefter received a B.A. in Film and Video from NYU in 1987. He then began working professionally as an editor in film and television. In addition, in the early 1990s he co-founded four intermedia performance groups in New York, including „77 Hz“ and „The Luminists“, which combined video imagery, electronic music and theatrical elements to create precise live A/V compositions. In 1997 he moved to Berlin where he has edited films with directors suchas Monika Treut (“Gendernauts”), Andrew Horn (“We Are Twisted Fucking Sister”) and Serio Basso (“Tell Me Who I Am”). In 2002 he co-founded ON AIR.

Writer / Producer

Mark Johnson is a writer-director and producer for film, theater and television. He began his film work in the late 1970s, studying at Media Studies Buffalo and New York University. In 1985, he moved to Berlin, where he co-founded the theater and media-production group Detektor. In 1998, Johnson moved to Brussels, where he worked as an actor and journalist. In 2005, he relocated to Los Angeles, where he founded $96 Entertainment Corp. The company currently develops projects for film, distribution, publishing and e-commerce including

Cinematographer / Producer

Marcel Neumann, studied at the College for Optics and Photography in Berlin, and then worked as a freelance director, cameraman, and editor. Since 1997 he has been the managing Director of visavis Filmproduktion GmbH. The company has expanded and now encompasses Hanger Studio, the motion control company Mastermoves, and visavis, all under one roof. Today Marcel mainly works as a director of commercials. But his love for creating images regularly gets him back behind the camera.

Costume Designer

Regina Gyr is from Zürich and studied acting before completing a degree in directing for theatre at the HFMT Hamburg. Since 2006 she has been based in Berlin and works as a freelance director in performing arts. Regina is a founding member of the Kostümkollektiv Berlin, a costume fund for the independent arts, and is active as a costume designer for film.