Born 1948 in Vluyn, West-Germany. Studied anthropology in Göttingen 1968–1972, fine arts in Berlin 1973–76 and from film and photography at the Acadamy of Arts, Braunschweig 1976–78.
Avantgardistic short and full-length films from 1977–81. In 1981 forced by financial reasons to change from art to a new career as a commercial-filmmaker in Hannover. 1985-2000 free-lancer for German television NDR.