Andreas Rathmanner, born 1964 in Munich and raised in Salzburg. Scholarship for photography at the Summer Academy in Salzburg, studies at the University of Applied Arts with Oswald Oberhuber and sociology and journalism studies at the University of Vienna. Both canceled and after a multi-year trip to the stage design as a graphic designer worked. 1991 Foundation of the media agency FOX in Vienna, which specializes in environmental, social and cultural topics. Since 2015 festival director STRAND GUT in Kamptal.