Hessen Film and Media Academy (hFMA)
address: Hermann-Steinhäuser-Straße 43-47, 2.Fl
63065 Offenbach am Main

phone +49 (0) 69 830 460 41

please find driving directions here

You can reach us Monday to Friday from 10.00 - 16:30.

Provisional Managing Director
Lara Nahrwold (Monday to Friday) – nahrwold(at)

Csongor Dobrotka (Wednesday) – dobrotka(at)
Celina Schimmer (Monday to Thursday) – schimmer(at)

Prof. Orm Finnendahl

Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

1st board member from 2014-2019

Born in Düsseldorf in 1963, Orm Finnendahl studied Composition, Musicology and Computer Music in Berlin after some involvement in the Berlin experimental music scene.

1988/89 scholarship at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles. 1995-98 continuing studies with Helmut Lachenmann in Stuttgart. Collaborations with ensembles specializing on contemporary music (Ensemble Modern, recherche, Mosaik, Champ d'action, etc.) as well as with video and multi media artists, dancers and soloists (Palindrome, AlienNation, Burkhard Beins, etc.).

Numerous awards and prizes, among them Kompositionspreis Stuttgart, Busoni Prize Berlin, CYNETart Award Dresden and Prix Ars Electronica Linz. A portrait CD for the "Edition Zeitgenössische Musik" of WERGO Records is in preparation.

2004-2013 Professor of Electronic Composition and Head of the Electronic Studio at the Musikhochschule Freiburg.

Currently Orm Finnendahl is Professor for Composition at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main.


Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main
Eschersheimer Landstraße 29-39
D 60322 Frankfurt am Main

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