Stefan KARL

Founder | SHANGHAI BERLIN

Stefan is a Story Engineer. He started as a copywriter and worked as an Executive Creative Director for prominent agencies in Germany and the US, becoming therewith a member of the ADC in 1999. One day he decided to build his own story: so he jump-started an agency in London for Media-Markt and Saturn to lunch their pan-european expanse. After that he founded SHANGHAI.BERLIN where he unifies his two great passions: the love for a great story and the knack for technology. He works nationally and internationally for Mercedes-Benz, Panasonic, Schott, UNHCR and the likes.

influences

hallesches haus - fortunately it is directly under our agency space and it’s silicon valley meets shoredirch meets kreuzberg; www.hallescheshaus.comhallesches haus - fortunately it is directly under our agency space and it’s silicon valley meets shoredirch meets kreuzberg; www.hallescheshaus.com
Tim Und Struppi – since they are storytelling par excellence (not that I could phrase that when I was a little boy and fell in love with the series)Tim Und Struppi – since they are storytelling par excellence (not that I could phrase that when I was a little boy and fell in love with the series)
dezeen - since i not only love building and crafting ideas but also buildings with ideas and great craftsmanshipdezeen - since i not only love building and crafting ideas but also buildings with ideas and great craftsmanship
wired - well…wired - well…

jury

Head of Creative Production | VCCP Blue
Marketing Director | STRELLSON
Head of Moving Images | HAVAS WORLDWIDE
Creative Director | MEIRE UND MEIRE
Managing Director | BEHIND THE SCENES
Head Producer | BEHIND THE SCENES
Head of Creative Services | ESCADA
Founder | BUREAU BRAUNE
CCO & Partner | M&C SAATCHI
CD/Partner | EDENSPIEKERMANN
Global Mktg & PR Dir. | MYKITA
CD & Head of Design | KOLLE REBBE KOREFE
CCO | DEEPBLUE NETWORKS
Creative Director | ASOS
CCO | JUNG VON MATT
Managing Director | ÜBERGROUND
Head of Art Buying | KOLLE REBBE
ECD | OGILVY & MATHER
ECD | VCCP BERLIN
Managing Director | DONKEY COMMUNICATIONS
Director of Int'l Creative Services | RALPH LAUREN
Art Director/Creative | TRACK
Art Buyer
ECD | BBDO
Creative Director
ECD | HEIMAT HAMBURG
CCO | HEIMAT
Digital Creative Director | ANTONI
Head of Art Buying | GRABARZ & PARTNER
ECD | ZHOI HY CREATIVE STUDIO
Creative Director | INKCORPORATED
Sr AD | DONKEY COMMUNICATIONS
Head of Mktg & Comm | GALERIES LAFAYETTE
ECD | J. WALTER THOMPSON
Founder | SHANGHAI BERLIN
Creative Director
Marketing Director | S. OLIVER
Dir. of Experiential Brand Mktg | ZALANDO
ECD | LEO BURNETT
Sr Art Director | DDB
Creative Director
Strategy & Brand Comm. | ANDREAS MURKUDIS
Creative Director
Editor / Creative Consultant
Head of Digital Design | ANTONI
ECD | SELECT WORLD
Head of Art Buying | GRABARZ & PARTNERS
Head of Art Buying | SCHOLZ & FRIENDS
Head of Art Production | ANTONI
Head of Art Buying | THJNK
Photo Director | GQ MAGAZINE
Sr Marketing Manager | STRENESSE
Head of TV & Film | JUNG VON MATT
Creative Director | MYTHERESA.COM
ECD | INTERONE
Creative Director | KOLLE REBBE
ECD | SCHIPPER COMPANY
Head of Art Buying | OGILVY & MATHER
Creative Director | DOUBLE STANDARDS
ECD | SAATCHI & SAATCHI
Comm. & Mktg Manager | CONVERSE
Global CCO | SAATCHI & SAATCHI
Managing Director | ROSENDAHL BERLIN
CCO | CHEIL
General Manager | AKQA
Global CD | GLOSSYBOX
Creative Director | LUKAS LINDEMANN ROSINSKI
CD & Founder | DONALD SCHNEIDER STUDIO
Creative Director | ADIDAS AG
Head of Photo | RED BULLETIN
Group Team Lead | GOOGLE
ECD | SCHOLZ & FRIENDS
Head of Art Buying | SOLOMON WINTER
Partner | JANVIER BURGER & STASCH
Sr Art Buyer | SAATCHI & SAATCHI
Head of TV | DDB
Head of Art Prod. | JUNG VON MATT
Dir. Creative Shoot & Prod. | ADIDAS
Marketing Director | MARC O’POLO
Art Buyer
Global Creative Director
Head of Advertising, Publishing & Film | PIAGET
Creative Director