born 1954, is a professional film cameraman, has a degree in forestry and specialized in wildlife biology. Starting 1988, he worked as a freelance cameraman and commissioned producer for tropical rainforest ecology and other topics. As of 1999, he has been a permanent editor at Bavarian Broadcasting BR, initially in the cultural sector. His features on dying crafts and skills were nominated for the Adolph-Grimme-Award in 2005. Having turned to wildlife films in 2008, he today works on the wildlife and nature editorial staff at the BR.