Study of film at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, master class. Documentaries made in Alaska, California, Germany, India, Japan, Latvia, Montana, Yemen. Director, cinematographer, lecturer, writer. Lives in Berlin and Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.
Films were shown at film festivals in 33 countries, beginning with the student film Zigeuner in Duisburg (1980 / Prize of German Filmcritique) followed by the prize winning films NOME ROAD SYSTEM (2004 / German Short Film Prize), KOBE (2006), MILLTOWN, MONTANA (2009), RUHRURBIA (2014) and latest DAUGAVA DELTA (2015 / Winner Best Short at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, USA).