Mariana Schneider

Consultant & Producer


After graduating from an international master’s program in film and media studies, Mariana started working as a journalist and producer for television in Germany. She worked on over 20 editions of arte Metropolis and other documentary formats.
In 2017, she participated in the year-long international masterclass for young producers Atelier Ludiwgsburg-Paris. After that, she took on a position as commissioning editor for pop culture programming at ZDF/arte. Since January 2021, Mariana works as a funding consultant for first and second features and short films at HessenFilm and Media.

« My strong interest is to work with emerging talents and their innovative stories. I want to support creative as well as strategic development and encourage storytellers to find their very own voice and vision.“