work experience abroad:

Cypress, Egypt, Dominican Republik, Denmark, Greece, Great Britain, Israel, Jordania, Canada, Canary Islands, Maledives, Morocco, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunesia, Turkey, USA



Lecture on lenses and filters, Film university Babelsberg Konrad Wolf

2010, -  2018

dffb Berlin, Guest lecturer, seminars on digital cinematography


Lillehammer University Collage, Norway, „Digital cinematography“, Guest lecturer

UP.GRADE, Workshop "Short film grading from the cinematographers point of view", Berlin, Guest lecturer


Columbia University New York, „The possibilities and challenges of digital cinematography. A masterclass with Olaf Aue“, Guest lecturer

Talent Transfer - Introduction to Lightning & Colorgrading, dffb Berlin, Guest lecturer

UP.GRADE, lecture on digital cinematography and look creation, Berlin, Guest lecturer


„Spaces V“ at the Norwegian Theatre Academy -  Høgskolen i Østfold, Norway,

Guest lecturer, seminar on space and cinematography

2008, 2009 & 2012

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Guest lecturer, seminars on HD and Digital Cinema

1997, 1999, 2001

Hildesheim University, Guest lecturer at the Institute of Audiovisual Media, seminars and workshops on camera work and lighting


Language: fluent in English, including film specific terms

diving licence: Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI

driving licence for trucks up to 7,5 tons


1992 - 1996

Hildesheim University, interdisciplinary studies of "Aesthetic Communication and Cultural Sciences", Institute of Audiovisual Media, Diploma-thesis on: "Lighting and camera in Film Noir" (1.0, very good)

1988 - 1991

Apprenticeship as a photographer at Rheinländer Photoateliers, Hamburg (advertising photography)



REDucation Germany, Berlin

2000 - 2001

Internship at the camera department of Cinerent, Berlin


Handyman CN camera-stabilizing-system-course, TVN-Produktion, Hanover


Researcher and cameraman at the BCMPA, British Columbia Motion Picture Association, Vancouver, Canada