Titus Leber PhD.
Completion of “Borobudur- Paths to Enlightenment”- 66GB + Bluray full version.
Coffee Table Book: “Decoding Borobudur for Cyberspace”
Completion of a 12 part/100 minutes mini TV series-“Lalitavistara- The life ofthe Buddha as told on the Borobudur”
Lalitavistara- The Life of the Buddha as told on the Borobudur: black and white photo-book, 370 pages, published in English and Bahasa Indonesia by Gramedia /Indonesia. Available as e-book at iTunes Store
“Borobudur- Paths to Enlightenment”- An interactive exploration of the largest Buddhist Sanctuary of the word in Indonesia by projecting the content of this monument into cyberspace. Chair of the international advisory board of PT Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur and Director of the multimedia project of Borobudur. Key note speaker at the Buddhist World conference in Brastagi/ Sumatra and other Buddhist conferences.
Elected Member of the European Cultural Parliament (ECP) Script and development for two large feature film projects: “Layla and Majnun” and “Parsifal- A Buddhist Tale”. Launch of the Chinese and Thai versions of “ What Did the Buddha Teach?”
DVD Version of “Mozart Interactive”, a ten hour interactive production on the life and work of W.A. Mozart, the County of Salzburg´s official DVD for the commemorative Mozart year 2006.
“Sangharaja” TV biography of H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand.
Freelance writer: “Nakee”; conception and script for the opera film “Parsifal A Buddhist Tale”.
Director of the CD ROM project of the Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage in Bangkok. Creation of CD-ROM triptych “What Did the Buddha Teach?” Multiscreen presentation “Mae Fah Luang- A fairy Tale of the 20th Century” for Expo 2000. CD-ROM: “Doi Tung”.
Professor for multimedia publishing at Cologne‘s Academy for Media Arts. Lecture cycles and experimental work on “Dreams in cinema” and the “Dissociation- experiment”.
Paris Work with the Department for Islamic Arts at the Louvre Museum Creation of “The Great Louvre” in 3D HDTV .
Creator and director of “Europe Interactive” for IBM, a large scale cultural database providing instant acces to any period or event of Europe´s political, cultural or economic history.
“The World of Louis Pasteur” for Pasteur Institute, Paris. Award IAMS for best scientific CD ROM of the year 1995
Member of the executive board of FEMIS, the French National Film School.
Member of personal advisory board for Bill Gates, helping to set up his company “CORBIS”.
Panelist at the World Economic Forum in Davos and keynote speaker at many international conferences , mainly in Japan.
CD-ROM: “Eight Historical Cities of Portugal” for Centro Nacional de Cultura, Lisboa.
“EXPO 2000” (CD-ROM)
Large scale interactive multimedia videodisc projects:
“Vienna Interactive” ( Mercuriale Award for best cultural Heritage Disc) Other interactive Installations: “The Austrian Theatre Museum”, “Endoscopy Interactive”, pilot project for the “Silkroads of the Sea” for UNESCO.
Special advisor to SONY Broadcast Austria.
writer, director in Los Angeles. Artist in residence at “International Synergy” Think Tank. “The Glass Bead Game Installation” exhibited at Biennale of Sao Paolo.
2 TV productions of music films for Austrian TV (ORF): “Nuclear Requiem” and “Symphony of the New World”(in collaboration with NASA).
Recipient of „Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship“ of the Austrian Society for the Advancement of Science. Screenplays for feature films “New Age” and “Magistra Ludi – The Glass Bead Game”.
Research Fellow at MIT‘s Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS under Otto Piene) in Cambridge. R&D work setting up the “Image Reactor”, an installation to simulate visual thinking. Work at MIT‘s Medialab.
Feature film : “Anima – Symphonie Fantastique”, with Mathieu Carrière and Charo Lopez. Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival 1981. Lecturer at C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich.
Studies at AFI ( American Film Institute ) in Hollywood. Graduation from Directors Class. Work for Alexander Salkind ( “Superman” )
Director of Film Department of Institute for Endoscopy, Düsseldor. Numerous award winning medical documentaries. ( “Hyperhidrosis”, “Neue Coelome” ).
Award winning music-films :
“Kindertotenlieder”( “Espigia de Oro” for best short film -Valladolid Int. Film Festival, “Grand Prix Musique et Image”- Paris, Colombe d‘Or-Cannes, Austrian nomination for Oscar Academy Awards) and “Schubert- A Stranger I came”, selected by Canne‘s “Semaine de la Critique” ).
Austrian National Award for outstanding achievements in the art of Cinema
PhD. in Science of Theatrical Arts, Art History and Philosophy with a doctoral thesis in mass media communication on “The Multilayer Method- New Approaches to Visual Thinking Beyond Verbal Communication”.
Baccalauréat from Lycée Français de Vienne.
Born in Zell am See, Austria, on March 2nd. Fluent in German, English and French. The publications of Dr. Leber have been published in German, English, French, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and Thai.