Consultant & Writer – Germany

Irene Wellershoff has been responsible for numerous commissioned and co-productions for the department „Children&Youth“ of ZDF as an editor and editorial director for over three decades. These include the preschool programs Siebenstein and JoNaLu, animated series, from Pingu and Pettersson and Findus to Petronella Apfelmus, cinema co-productions such as Hands off Mississippi, Bibi und Tina, and various Besondere Kinderfilme, as well as fairy tale adaptations, most recently Die Hexenprinzessin and Zwerg Nase. Irene was a youth protection expert at the FSK, as well as a moderator at Prix Jeunesse, a jury member at ITFS, and is a member of the Geisendörfer Jury. She retired in 2020, holds seminars and writes.

Dr. Irene Wellershoff