Tilman Baumgärtel

Dr. Tilman Baumgärtel is a Berlin-based media critic, writer and teaches media theory at FH Mainz. He was internationally among the first scholars to study media piracy, when teaching at the University of the Philippines in Manila and later at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. His most recent book is "Southeast Asian Independent Cinema" (Hong Kong University Press 2012).