Christine Tröstrum is one of the heads of Berlinale Talents.
Christine Tröstrum was born in Ravensburg in 1972. She studied Cultural and Theatre Studies / Cultural Communication in Berlin, has additional training and qualifications as a consultant for organisational development/change management and as a systemic-integrative coach.
Until 2000 she worked for film festivals in Tübingen, Augsburg and Marseille. From 1998 to 2000 she was project manager at the European Film Centre in Babelsberg. Until 2004 she was project manager of Cartoon Movie, European Co-Production Market for Animation in Babelsberg as well as head of the International Media Week Berlin-Brandenburg from 2000 to 2005 (today Media Convention) at Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.
Since 2004, she has been working for Berlinale Talents, of which she assumed general management in 2008 and continues to manage together with Florian Weghorn since 2014. She is one of the initiators of the Berlin Film Residencies, which is supported by the Berlinale as a cooperation partner, as well as the Talents International programmes, which take place in cooperation with international film festivals and markets.
From 2016-2021 she was Berlinale's internal consultant for organisational development and change management. Since 2021 she has been managing partner in the academy and consultancy biniasz und partner.