Florian Schneider is a filmmaker, writer, and curator. He has been engaged in a wide range of projects to rethink impact and value of documentary practices across different disciplines. Since 2013 he is Professor for Art Theory and Documentary Practices at NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology where he also served as a Head of Department for seven years. In 2022 Florian Schneider has been elected as the President of the Society for Artistic Research (SAR). Since 2019 he serves as Chair of the COST action “European Forum for Advanced Practices” and as Chair of EIT Culture & Creativity's strategic topic group “Just Innovation: Exploring untapped innovation potentials in remote areas, marginalized contexts, among minorities and migrant communities”.