SEBASTIAN WINKELS

Director & Editor (Germany)

Biography

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, Taipei, Melbourne, Leipzig, Munich and Berlin, including his last feature documentary “Talking Money” (2017). Besides filmmaking, Sebastian Winkels teaches at film 

schools, develops creative documentary training programs and works as a tutor at international doc film labs.