The Murnau Foundation’s highest-ranking body is the
Supervisory Board. It comprises five representatives from
the cinematographic private sector all with voting rights
and two government representatives with a total of three
The cinematographic sector delegates on the Supervisory
Board are film industry professionals from the production,
distribution, cinema, technology and export sectors.
The public interests are represented by delegates from
the Hesse Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Ministry
of Culture) for the Kultusministerkonferenz der Länder
(Conference of Ministers for Cultural Affairs of the Federal
States of Germany as well as from the Beauftragter der Bundesregierung
für Kultur und der Medien (Federal Commissioner for
Cultural and Media Matters) - with two votes.
The constellation of the Supervisory Board, the spectrum
of interests and areas of responsibility assembled there,
substantially document the role of the Murnau Foundation
as an important institution for protecting and promoting
film as an element of our culture.