Andreas Hedrich

Andreas Hedrich
Executive Direction // Head of Public Relations As the initiator and spokesperson of the Initiative Creative Gaming, Andreas Hedrich has been pleading for the creative use of video games in […]

Benjamin Heinemann


Bente Stachowske


Carina Steffen-Schwering

Team Coordination Carina studied cultural sciences at the University of Koblenz and culture and media management at the University of Music in Hamburg. During times, when she isn’t entertaining  ...

Christiane Schwinge

Artistic Direction Christiane Schwinge holds a degree in pedagogy and works as a freelance media educator in various fields of education. She is founding member and speaker of the independent and  ...

Christina Kutscher

Christina Kutscher
Creative Gaming Award Christina Kutscher studies English Literature and Media at the University of Hamburg and is a tutor at the Institute for British and American Studies. She is also a […]

Claudia Meiners

claudia Meiners
Claudia is one of the co-founders of PLAY and the Initiative Creative Gaming. She loves the festival and everything it comes with. She doesn’t play that much, but her favorite […]

Daniel Roßberg


David Hoffmann


Deniz Ögüt


Jill Mao


Jonas Bornmann


Julia Albertsen

Festival HQ Until the summer of 2018 Julia Albertsen studied Library- and Information Management (B.A.) at the University of Applied Sciences Hamburg and is continuing her studies with a  ...

Karin Liau

Karin Liau
Editing // Ticketing Karin Liau studied at the University of Music and Theater in Hamburg and finished her artistic degree with french horn as her main subject. She is on […]

Kristina Thoms


Maik Helfrich

Technical Supervisor Maik Helfrich is a freelance artist and mainly works in the field of games/art/video. As part of the artist group zkk – Zentrum für kabelgebundene Kunst he realized  ...

Matthias Löwe

Matthias Löwe
Exhibition Curation Matthias Löwe is engaged in workshops, talks and festivals in association with the Initiative Creative Gaming to establish an artistic and creative use of games. At PLAY  ...

Sabrina Lorenz


Thilo Lübker

Head of Production For the Initiative Creative Gaming Thilo undertakes workshops, supports other related events and is Head of Production for the locations of PLAY18. He invents own games, sneaks  ...

Tina Ziegler

Head of Press and Public Relations Tina Ziegler has been working in the media industry since 1994. She gained practical experience by managing advertising photo shootings and producing  ...

Tobias Othmar Hermann


Tolke Weinhold

Graphics and Design Tolke studied and worked in design and since 2010 in art direction. After more than five years of learning in the various categories of advertising she took […]

Valentina Birke

Exhibition Curation // Creative Gaming Award Valentina Birke works as a freelance media pedagog with the Initiative Creative Gaming and campaigns the creative and critical use of games and sees  ...

Vera Marie Rodewald

vera marie
Artistic Direction // Program Direction for Workshops Vera Marie Rodewald is a media pedagog in Hamburg. She is also a research assistant for media education at the University of Applied […]