Tom Fischer, aged 31, born in Kiel. After finishing school with a vocational baccalaureate, he studied journalism at the University of Applied Sciences in Hannover from 2002, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with honours. 2006 he began a traineeship at Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion. Here he developed and supervised documentary films and TV programmes. Since 2009 he is a freelance director, having made more than 20 films so far. As of 2010 he holds lectures at the Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He is married and has one daughter.
Award of the Juvenile Jury 2013