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Henning Lohner

Henning Lohner

Founder & CCO
Active Image

Henning Lohner, born in 1961 in Bremen (Germany), is an acclaimed composer, filmmaker, and media artist. He studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, graduated from the University of Frankfurt am Main with a master’s degree in musicology and art history. 

He has worked in various positions with the greats of the international art, music and film business: Iannis Xenakis, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Louis Malle, Frank Zappa, Gerhard Richter, Giorgio Strehler, Steve Reich and Hans Zimmer. Together with his long-time creative partner Van Carlson, he created a whole universe of active images, he created a whole universe of active images – high-definition, high-key, and high-concept digital art.

In 2018, Henning Lohner founded Active Image, the Berlin-based start-up with the mission to accelerate the transformation of the visual art experience by delivering unique digital offers with trust value.

MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Expanding Exhibitions with Unique Digitals
The German Film Museum in Frankfurt was the perfect location for a 20-minute company presentation by Active Image. AI’s founder, Henning Lohner, and CEO, Hiram Bingham, filmed a corporate presentation for the Museum Next Summit in London – right on the spot, where film-lovers, connoisseurs, and collectors usually visit exhibitions on international film history.

Professional, knowledgeable, and personable, the two entrepreneurs explained in an open dialogue how the partnership between Active Image and the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum can support the DFF’s digital strategy.

Over the past four years, Active Image, a marketplace for unique digital art, has worked with the Deutsches Filmmuseum (DFF) to address five core elements to enhance both its physical and online capabilities. These elements included introducing interactive features to the museum, digital content, improving visitor reach, and online revenue streams, as well as digital transformation.

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Henning Lohner