Jakob Wiessner was born in Munich, Germany in 1984.
After finishing school he started out working as a photographer, attending Art History classes at the local university and developing a passion for cinema.
From 2006 to 2014 he studied cinematography at HFF School for Televison and Film in Munich.
Between 2008 and 2010 he worked as an assistant for Belgian video artist David Claerbout, exploring the boundaries of the still and moving image.
He has completed three full feature films and is currently working on several new projects.
➝ Jakob Wiessner at IMDB