The Team:


We at “Titelmanufaktur” are freelance translators who share a passion for cinema, high professional ideals and a conscientious and thorough approach to our job. We have joined forces to create a cooperative platform for work and presentation.

We are members of Untertitelforum - AVÜ.

The founders:


Certified interpreter/translator (Cologne University of Applied Sciences)

Freelancer translator and interpreter since 1995, including for

- Berlin Documentary Forum

- Feminale e.V., International Women's Film Festival, Cologne

- Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

- Kunstfilmbiennale Köln

- springerin

- Werkleitz Biennale


Study of Indology (Hamburg University)

Freelance translator of film dialogue since 2004

Surtitles for plays (e.g. Theater der Welt)

Co-organizer of Indian film series:

- Bimal Roy Retrospective (27.10.-02.11.2009), Metropolis-Kino, Hamburg

- Guru Dutt Retrospective (09.10.-18.10.2011), Metropolis-Kino, Hamburg

- Anurag Kashyap Retrospective (11.07.-14.07.2012), Metropolis-Kino, Hamburg

- Satyajit Ray Retrospective (November/December 2015), Metropolis-Kino, Hamburg

- Ritwik Ghatak Retrospective (November 2017), Metropolis-Kino, Hamburg