Biographies

Sebastian Winkels

Sebastian Winkels, (*1968 in Kleve/Germany) graduated in cinematography at „Konrad Wolf“ film school, Potsdam-Babelsberg. He lives in Berlin and works as a freelance director, cameraman, editor and dramaturg. His documentaries and short films received numerous awards and were screened at festivals in Venice, Rotterdam, San Francisco, New York, Nyon, Melbourne, Leipzig, Munich and Berlin.

Besides filmmaking, Sebastian Winkels teaches at film schools and develops creative documentary training programs. He works as a tutor at international doc film labs since 2006 (Atelier du Cinéma Documentaire, Cameroun 2007 / TalentDoc Bolivia 2013 / Indonesia- Ten Years After Reformasi 2008-2013 / DocsbyTheSea Bali 2017 / If/Then Tribeca Film Institute Documentary Forum - Jakarta 2018).

Filmography

  • 2017Talking Money (85 min)
  • 2015My Beautiful Life (Don’t Swallow Everything) (86 min)
  • 2007The Herb Garden of Java (52 min)
  • 20063 Island Diaries (30 min)
  • 2004Falling Grace (14 min)
  • 20037 Brothers (86 min)
  • 2002Inside-Outside-Mongolia (21 min)
  • 2000partie lento (5 min)
  • 2000Oberstube (6 min)
  • 2000Hase & Igel (6 min)
  • 1998Volles Rohr (29 min)