School graduate and first experiences in photography / film / video
Participation in photography-workshops and competitions
First practical training in the cinematography/directing/editing sector.

1989 – 1990 Correspondence course in commercial art and design


School for Broadcast-technology (SRT), Nürnberg

Diploma in Audio- and Videoengineering

1992 - 93

Assistant Cameraman in film and video department, German Broadcast Television (Bayerischer Rundfunk) München.

Studies in Theory of drama, literature and art history at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, München.

1993-95 Studies in commercial photography at the LAZI-Academy for New Media, Stuttgart / degree in Photo Design
since 1995

Freelance DoP / cameraman for corporate film, commercials, docudrama, television drama and feature film

Workshops in Directing, Photography, Cinematography and Light Design by Michael Ballhaus, Jörg Geissler, Alan Bermingham, Iris Gusner, Abdul Hadi Al Rawi, Mike Figgis, Egon Günther

2003 - 2005 Lecturer at the SAE Institute Munich and Stuttgart for cinematography and lightdesign in the academic subject Digital Film Making

2008 - today

Member of the German Society of Cinematographers (BVK) e.V. and the European Federation of Cinematographers (IMAGO)

"People and Places - Photographic Side Glances" / Photography Exhibition in Munich with 35 selected pictures

Lecturer at Macromedia Academy Munich for film theory,light design and cinematography