With a background as creative film producer for Bavaria Pictures until 2014, her international feature films received many awards. In 2008 she has been honored with the prestigious Producers’ Award of the Film Fest Hamburg. Since 2012 Astrid works for the Bavarian Film Center. She innovated the highly esteemed First Movie Program for the last five years and has been developed training formats such as the "Immersive Storytelling Hackathon", "story:first - digital storytelling lab" or the „Writers’ Room:Lab“. Since 2016 she curates the international “i4c events" in Munich and is head of the "VR Creators' Lab”, which is funded by the European Union / Creative Europe Media. She has been invited to the Future of Storytelling Summit in New York in 2017 and gives talks on “content creation for virtual worlds”. She is fascinated by story worlds, eXtended Realities and unleashed creativity.