Frank Gerdes

Head of cultural department @ ServusTV

After graduating with an M.A. in Literature, Music and Journalism (Universities of Leipzig and Dublin) Frank worked for 3 years as a Journalist at the daily newspaper Leipziger Volkszeitung. From 2000 he was responsible for project development at EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany). He has developed and produced various cultural television programmes (performance projects, documentaries) and international media projects such as „24 hours Mozart“ (2006) and “24 hours Bach” (2000).
He left Germany in 2009 to work as Head of cultural department for ServusTV (Red Bull Media House). Now based in Salzburg he is producing and developing TV programmes – including several award-winning TV documentaries such as „Traces to Nowhere – The Conductor Carlos Kleiber“ (2010) or „Karajan – The Second Life“ (2012).