TV author/director and producer Sebastian Bellwinkel, born 1973, lives and works in Hamburg. His focus lies on socio-critical and investigative reports and documentations.
While studying political sciences and philosophy he worked as a freelancer for WDR radio and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Having completed an internship with NDR in 2001 he initially worked as author and live reporter (home affairs/judiciary, cultural affairs) for the NDR daily news magazine ‘Hamburg Journal’. Since 2006 he has authored and directed numerous documentations and reports for ARD and NDR.
Between May 2013 and December 2015 he was editor for NDR cultural affairs and documentations.
His NDR production “45 min – Sex Object Child” was nominated for the prestigious 2010 Grimme Award
Deepening of the Elbe - what are we risking?
Best Ecology and Science Film 2016