Born 02. june1962 in Wolfenbüttel. 1982 school-leaving examination at the Lessinggymnasium Braunschweig. Main courses biology and german.
From 1984 study of biology at Technical University Braunschweig (zoology / ecology / microbiology / soil analysis). 1991 diploma at the TU Braunschweig, main work in zoology / ecology (analysis of courtship flight of with slow-motion camera )
From 1992 cameraman / nature filmmaker, in the first years also nature photographer.
First filmwork for the “Institute of scientific Film” (IWF/Göttingen) and the ZDF/Mainz, from 1996 mainly for NDR and NDR naturefilm
Married to Christine, two children Linn and Tim (9 and 7 years old)