Carstensen & Oegel International GmbH represents international writers and directors for theater, radio plays, film and TV worldwide.

We, Uwe Carstensen and Antje Oegel, founded our agency in 2022 with the firm goal of offering artists, producers and artistic teams a platform for lively artistic exchange and fruitful collaborations, both nationally and internationally. We support our artists in every area, from creative input to legal advice, on the basis of mutual trust and an understanding of individual artistic goals.


Antje Oegel has over twenty years of experience as an agent for writers and directors. After studying theater at the University of Leipzig, she gained initial experience as a staff member at the euro-scene Leipzig theater festival and as part of the artistic management team at Schaubühne Lindenfels, moving to New York City in 2003. There she worked first at the Off-Broadway theater MCC Theater and then at the theater and film agency Bret Adams, Ltd. In 2008 she founded the agency AOInternational/NYC, which represented international artists:in theater, film and TV.
Antje, experienced in international agency and networking work, is particularly interested in intensive contact and creative exchange with artists and producers worldwide.

Uwe B. Carstensen has been working in theater and publishing for over thirty years. After holding positions at various German theaters, including Thalia Theater Hamburg, Staatsschauspiel Stuttgart and most recently as head dramaturge at the Staatsschauspiel Munich, Uwe B. Carstensen took over as head of S. Fischer Theater Verlag in 1990. By establishing a media department (film, television, radio), a clear publishing profile with young contemporary German-speaking authors and an intensified international orientation (USA, Scandinavia, France), he shaped the publishing house into one of the most successful in the German-speaking theater and media landscape.
Uwe B. Carstensen was a long-standing member of the board of directors of VG Wort and the board of trustees of the German Literature Fund.

Olesia Vitiuk studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg and the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków. She is a connoisseur of the contemporary video art and independent cultural scene. Since 2016 she has been working as a freelance cultural manager for Berlin institutions and independent associations.
Olesia enriches the Carstensen & Oegel International GmbH team with her expertise in project management, grant acquisition and administration, financial coordination, and internal and external communication.

10437 BERLIN


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