film curator & media scholar     DE/ENG

Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel …


… studied German studies, Romance studies and Media and Communication Science in Mannheim, Germany. After spending serveral years in the public relations and advertising area and as a freelance journalist for different newspapers, he made cinema and media art the focus of his attention. He is now working for the ZKM ǀ Center for Art- and Media Technologie, in Karlsruhe.

In close cooperation with the Karlsruhe University of art and design and with other institutions, the ZKM wants to provide a forum where sciences, art, politics and economy meet.

This new focus led Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel to the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, where he started as artistic director in 2006. The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival has etablishes itself as the biggest international forum of short movies that deal with the content, aesthetics, or form of poems.

Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel receives invitations to several Film an Literature festivals worldwide as jury member, expert or guest speaker.