Born in 1953. Studied at the University of Cinema and Television, Potsdam-Babelsberg (1973–1977); master operator's course (1978-1980). In 1982 he worked in India; returned to West Berlin, 1983. Guest professor at the HFF-Babelsberg, 1996/1997. Collaborates as director of photography with directors such as H. Reidemeister, H. Schönemann, E. Schmitz, H. Kutlucan, S. Mackinnon, D. Benke, W. Rösing, W. Vogel, F. Calvert, L. Merrison, R. Marschallek.
In 2007 he won New Berlin Film Award for Best Documentary Film with his autobiographical full-lenght documentary Mein Tod ist nicht dein Tod/ My Death Is Not Your Death.
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