Based in Cologne

Abitur (German highschool examination)

Study of Film science and dramatics, Ruhr-University Bochum
Study of Cinematography, Dortmund University of Applied Sciences

Camera Operator (TV& Commercials)

Since 1996
Director of photography

Cologne Media-Award Cinematography 2000: „The Cologne Cathedral“: Won
Adolf-Grimmepreis 2006: „A matter of life and death“: Nomination
Tora d’or 2006: „Ilands of hope“: Gold
Natur/Vision 2006:„Hightech on humps“: Nomination
Deutscher Wirtschaftsfilmpreis 2008 „The Lunchbox-Miracle “ 2. Prize
Chicago Int. Children-Filmfestival 2010: „Number One“ Won
Gold Panda Award Int Filmfestival: History of Oceans: Most innovative: Won
Blue Ocean Fimfestival (us): „History of Oceans“: Foreign language: Won
Jupiter Award 2013: „Adenauer“ best TV-Movie: Nomination
Deutscher Fernsehpreis 2019: „Reise der Menschheit“: Won

International experience:
Australia+Oceania: Australia, Tasmania
Central America: Bahamas, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Mexico
North America: Canada, USA
South America: Brasil, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
North Africa: Egypt, Morocco, Cabo Verde
Central Africa: Cameroon
South Africa: Botswana, South Africa
Northern Europe: Iceland, Norway, Spitsbergen, Sweden
West Europe: Austria, Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands
Northern Ireland, Scotland, Suisse
East Europe: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Georgia,
Hungary Poland, Rumania, Russia, Ukraine
South Europe: Greece, Italy, Malta, Monaco, Portugal, San Marino, Spain,
Turkey, Vatican City State
Central Asia: Kazakhstan
East Asia: China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam
West Asia: Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Quatar
South Asia: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam