DOCS BY THE SEA. LAB: JULY 11–21, FORUM: AUGUST 18–26
Sebastian Winkels

Sebastian WinkelsGermany

Sebastian Winkels graduated in cinematography at Konrad Wolf film school, Potsdam-Babelsberg. He lives in Berlin and works as a freelance director, editor, and dramaturg.

His documentaries and short films received numerous awards; were screened at festivals in Venice, Rotterdam, San Francisco, New York, Nyon, Melbourne, Leipzig, Munich, and Berlin—including his last feature documentary Talking Money (2017). Besides filmmaking, Sebastian Winkels develops creative documentary training programs and works as a tutor at international doc film labs.