I am a DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER as well as freelance VIDEOJOURNALIST, EDITOR and CINEMATOGRAPHER. My focus lies on social and political issues and the complexity of human beings; combining an anthropological approach with my creative intuition.
My first steps in cinema I took as an assistant editor for the featurefilm GIB MIR EIN MORGEN (R: Anna Caroline Arndt, Production: BTK/dffb, 2012/13). My first film RE:AW:RE:FW (Documentary Short, 2016 in collaboration with Anna Caroline Arndt) discusses everyday racism and the feeling of powerlessness. The film won the special price of Stiftung für das sorbische Volk (Foundation of the Sorbian People) at the 26th Filmfestival Cottbus.
Since 2010 I have been working as a broadcast director, editor and camera operator for various companies such as OKTO Community-TV GmbH, ALEX Berlin, Kulturprojekte Berlin or TEDxBerlin. I directed, edited and filmed live concerts, talkshows, cultural and political events, live auctions as well as various features and trailers. Currently I am working as a freelance video journalist for Deutsche Welle and as a broadcast director for inclusio.media, whilst developing my next documentary.
Besides my work experience I studied Journalism and Communications (Bakk.phil) at the University of Vienna as well as Social and Cultural Anthropology and Film Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. In 2016, I became part of the Master’s Program Visual and Media Anthropology, at Freie Universität Berlin. It is a highly international web-based advanced graduate degree program educating media professionals in visual and media anthropology.