ARTE, Head of VR/360
Studied political sciences at the University of Potsdam, graduating with a Diplom. After contributing to Polylux at ARD, reporting for ARTE formats and working on Foyer for 3sat, he spent many years as an online editor and TV author for ZDF’s investigative magazine Frontal21. Parallel to his career in television, he has been involved since the late nineties in conceiving and implementing numerous award-winning online projects.
He moved to ARTE in 2013, where he developed the platform ARTE Future and laterjoined the editorial board of the magazine SQUARE IDEE. Following the success of Polar Sea 360°, he continued exploring content from a 360° video and virtual reality perspective. Conceptual and editorial work on many again award-winning thriving, innovative web formats such as scroll docs and web documentaries – examples: GPS-Jagd nach Elektroschrott/Follow the Money, Netwars, Polar Sea 360°, Atterwasch, Falcianis Swissleaks: The Great Bank Data Robbery.
Numerous distinctions, including three Grimme Online Awards, Deutscher Reporterpreis, Deutscher Wirtschaftsfilmpreis, LEAD Award.