Jan Eric Reetze

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Vita

 

Jan Eric Reetze lives in Pittsburgh, PA. Born in Hamburg (Northern Germany) under the star sign of the Bat, ascendent Cemetery Cat.

In the dim and distant past sound engineering traineeship at Alster Studios, Hamburg. Co-founder of Waves Light Show, Hamburg.

Studied sociology, political science, journalism and systematic musicology at University of Hamburg. Postgraduate scholarship from Friedrich Naumann Foundation; 1992 Ph.D. for The Reality of Media. 2010 studied screenwriting at Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Publications in literary and satiric journals. Since 1987 books, radio essays and documentaries, items for TV and music theater.

Some independent and some not so independent jobs, amongst others freelance collaborator at Erdenklang Music Publishing; media work for independent record labels in the Electronic and Gothic scene; project head at a polling institute; research project collaboration at University of Hamburg, Department of Sociology; short-term teaching assignment at University of Pittsburgh; producer and managing partner of Sternklang Musik (music publishing and audio book production) in Tornesch near Hamburg.

2008 relocated to the United States - for love reasons.

2012 ScholarScript Screenplay Award (HERE) for MASK DANCE.