Daniel Sponsel

Artistic and Managing Director

Born in 1964 in Hamburg, Daniel Sponsel studied Photography at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg and Film at the University of Television and Film in Munich. He has worked as a writer, director and cinematographer on many acclaimed documentary films as e.g. DER LETZTE DOKUMENTARFILM ("The Last Documentary"). From 2002-2009 he worked as an academic in the Documentary and Television Journalism Department at the University of Television and Film in Munich. He now lectures at various institutes and universities and has written several publications on the Theory and Practice of Documentary Film.