Florian Vollmers is a freelance journalist for FAZ or Handelsblatt.
He studied Theater, Film and Media Studies, Sociology and Scandinavian Studies in Frankfurt am Main, Paris and Aarhus (Denmark). Since 2001 he writes as a freelance journalist on economic and cultural topics for various print and online media - including his work has been published in the FAZ, the Handelsblatt, in scene Hamburg, Weser courier and in the Lebensmittelzeitung. Vollmers is working as a book author for Campus Verlag, most recently with the guidebook "Cape Town instead of Karstadt". Florian Vollmers has done press and public relations work for numerous film festivals, including the International Film Festival Emden-Norderney, the Nordic Film Days Lübeck and the Independent Film Festival Osnabrück. For customer and member magazines such as DJV-Nordspitze, FMB-Rundbrief or the national newsletter of the Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Bremen, he works as an editor and author. Vollmers teaches cultural studies at Bremen University of Applied Sciences and has participated in various festival juries, including the Stockholm Film Festival and go East - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film. He is a board member of the Film and Media Bureau of Lower Saxony and a member of the German Journalists' Association and the Association of German Film Critics. Since 2012 Florian Vollmers is jury member of the German Film and Media Rating FBW.