About Uwe Kersken and G5 fiction
Professor Uwe Kersken, an experienced producer and executive producer, was born in 1949. After obtaining degrees in psychology and psychotherapy, he has worked as a TV producer, screenwriter, and director specializing in history and sciences for the German and international TV market since 1985. Uwe Kersken was managing partner of the Cologne-based production company Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion GmbH, involved as executive producer on all of Gruppe 5’s prime-time TV movies and series. He also works as a lecturer and initiated and designed the non-fiction masterclass at the International Film School in Cologne, which he has been managing and organizing since 2009.
Uwe Kersken has been working for ZDF Studios under the G5 fiction label since April 2014. The aim of G5 fiction is to create an international bridge, with a focus on the United States, and to drive collaboration between creative and prominent partners and co-producers, both within Germany and beyond, to produce fiction programs.