Imke Fehrmann has been producing Animation and Visual Effects well as building and leading creative teams for almost 30 years.
Since the beginning of her career, she has been passionate about the art of animation and the people who create it. Imke has successfully worked in Producer roles for Animal Logic and Lucasfilm and as Executive VFX Producer for Framestore and Rodeo FX. In 2016, Imke began working with award winning filmmaker and journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, initially starting with mentoring and coaching of Waadi Animations team in Karachi, Pakistan. Most recently, Imke has been Lead Producer on Sitara: Let Girls Dream, the first ever Pakistan animated short film that qualified for the Academy Awards. Imke’s global experience in animation and VFX production combined with her passion and talent of not only bringing people- of different backgrounds, skill sets and talents- together but also helping them bring their optimum creativity and efficiency to the projects, is what sets her apart as a successful Producer.
Imke is now Executive Producer and COO at Akkord Film, Berlin. She also works as a guest lecturer at the Animation Institute of Filmakademie in Ludwigsburg, and is member of the program board at the international conference FMX. Imke is an active member of WIA and enjoys being a mentor within the mentorship program. In 2018, Imke co-founded the German Initiative for Women in Animation, VFX and Visual Arts.