Asta Dittes entered the video and film business in 1996 as a 3D artist. She studied Media Design in Mainz and worked as a freelance motion designer for many different companies and broadcast stations like ZDF, ARTE or Sat1. In 2005 she was curator of the exhibition „20:15 – 70 years television in Germany“ in Wiesbaden, Germany and has attained expertise in the history of video and television. Also in 2005 she co-founded crosscut.Media. Crosscut.Media has produced many films and animations for various companies and organizations, as well as a number of artistic projects, since its inception. Asta Dittes mainly works as director and author, but also as motion designer and 3D-artist, and is researching the borders between video and interactivity.