• Diploma
    • „Maîtrise en économie appliquée, économie monétaire“ equivalent: “Diplom” /Masters Degree in applied economics, monetary economics, Université Paris IX Dauphine, 1986-88, grant of the DAAD
    • TOEFEL Test, Paris 1989
    • “Vordiplom in Wirtschaftswissenschaften” bachelor in economics and management, Freie Universität Berlin 1985
    • Cambridge First Certificate, Au-Pair in London, 1982
  • Work-shops and studies in screenwriting
    • Robert McKee in New York and Hamburg
    • David Howard, Don Bohlinger and James Nathan, Berlin
    • Frank Göhre, Wolfgang Kirchner, Hamburg
    • Oliver Schütte, Kirsten Harder, Roland Zag, Karl Möller-Naß and Wolfgang Kohlhase, Berlin
    • John Vorhaus, David Meredith, Stefan Dähnert for comedy, Ludwigsburg
    • Anja Weber, Bettina Pfändner, Thomas Schrader for daily soap/telenovela, Berlin
    • John Stuart Katz, York University, Toronto, Canada
    • Eric Rohmer, Université Paris I, Sorbonne.
  • acting
    • Susan Batson and John Costopoulos, Actors Studio, New York/ Germany
    • Uta Hagen, H.B.Studio, New York/ Berlin
    • Lenard Petit and Kevin Cottner, New York (chekhov)
    • Slava Kokorin, Russia (chekhov)
    • Keith Johnstone, Canada (improvisation)
    • Karin Seven and her ensemble at the ACUD theater, Berlin
  • mise-en-scène and documentary filmmaking
    • Dough Davidson, York University, Toronto. Film studies 1989/90.
    • Walter A. Franke, Patrick Caputo, ISFF/Grundy UFA, Berlin.
  • special and visual effects
    • Harrison Ellenshaw, Tim Rowell und Robert H. Grasmere, Los Angeles (Media II Programm, Berlin-Babelsberg).

born in Berlin 1963