Fabian Schmidt

Fabian Schmidt, born 1972, is a Sociologist (Dipl.) with an MA in film heritage. He is a PhD candidate at Filmuniversität Babelsberg where he also has a teaching assignment. Currently, he is preparing the DFG long-term project “Filmikonen” (2021–2029) at Filmuniversität Babelsberg. Since 2019 he has been working as peer reviewer for Apparatus-Journal. In addition, he is the writer and director of a state funded cinema documentary about Holocaust film footage called “Atrocityfilm” (Schiwagofilm, projected release date: 2022).

Article Author

The Westerbork Film Revisited: Provenance, the Re-Use of Archive Material and Holocaust Remembrances

Fabian Schmidt, The Westerbork Film Revisited: Provenance, the Re-Use of Archive Material and Holocaust Remembrances, in: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, no. 40/4 (2020), 702-731.

Participation in Public Deliverables

D2.4 Database of Films, Artworks, and other Visual Culture Products


D2.5 Report on Digital Curation of Popular Culture Content


Participation in Events

Taxonomy of Relations


Monday, 19.08.2019, 13:30 to Tuesday, 20.08.2019, 17:00

Relation Detection


Tuesday, 26.01.2021, 14:00 to Tuesday, 26.01.2021, 17:00

Consortium Meeting


Tuesday, 23.02.2021, 15:00 to Wednesday, 24.02.2021, 19:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 3: Soviet Footage on Nazi Crimes and Its Textual Documentation: Identification and Research Issues

Research Seminar

Tuesday, 06.04.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 06.04.2021, 18:00

Migrating Images in the Digital Age: Multimodal Curation of Visual Records from the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps in Digital Infrastructures


Thursday, 06.05.2021, 14:00 to Thursday, 06.05.2021, 15:00

Relational Memories


Friday, 09.07.2021, 10:00 to Friday, 09.07.2021, 12:00

Researcher (curation of popular culture content: films), closely working with the team at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Office Address
Husemannstr. 12
10435 Berlin