born in 1967, Königs Wusterhausen, East Germany

since 2003 freelancing cinematographer, edditor, filmmaker for documentary, feature and experimental films; cooperations with artist and theater directors; work as lecturer at Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (HFF) Potsdam-Babelsberg, Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb), Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel, Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart (HdM)
1998 -2003 lecturer for photography and assistant professor at the film school "HFF Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam-Babelberg
1996 - 1998 Advanced Film and Television Studies for Cinematography at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles; Master Degree of Fine Arts
1994 - 1995 Exchange Scholarship of the DAAD for free studies in Ghana
1988 - 1994 Studies for Cinematography at the film school "HFF Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam-Babelsberg; diploma