Jens Uwe Korten

Jens Uwe Korten

Jens Uwe Korten is currently the Pro Vice Chancellor at the Lillehammer University College (LUC), where among other faculties the national film and television school is located. Jens Uwe Korten is as well the deputy head for the Open University Norway and chair of the board for the film festival AMANDUS, a festival for young filmmakers. He is furthermore at the board for a number of state funded film associations.

Starting his professional career as a television and film director, Mr. Korten has long experience in producing documentaries, where the majority is dealing with issues about distance education/lifelong learning.

In his research he has focused on the creative aspects of filmmaking among youngsters, how they are expressing their values, emotions, thoughts in their productions and how they are developing communications skills and new ways of visual expressions in multicultural perspectives.

Recently Jens Uwe Korten was part of a developing team establishing a national service for academic stuff in Norway about copyright issues.