Friederike Anders is a filmeditor and author, working mostly in documentary and essayist films. She studied performance and video at San Francisco Art Institute and film at German Film- and TV-Academy (dffb). From 1993 to 1998 she was artistic assistant of VALIE EXPORT, Rotraut Pape and Maria Vedder at Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). In 1990, she co-founded urbanfilm, a post-production studio for art and documentaries in Berlin. Her work and research is based on theories of montage, personal archives and the development of nonlinear narratives – for cinematic and interactive use.