Since 1994 Paulien Dresscher is working as a filmmaker, researcher and educator in the field of new media and digital culture. Currently she is working at Cinekid as Head of the New Media Department and advisor at the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) and the Creative Industries Fund NL. Paulien Dresscher is living with her husband and daughter on a sailing ship in the center of Amsterdam.

Paulien Dresscher holds a Bachelor degree of Media and Fine Arts from Minerva Academy in Groningen, as well as both Masters in New Media and Research Masters in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam.

Specialties: New media and digital culture: screen cultures, media art, online video, film, storytelling, the technological imaginary