Jan Zabeil

Jan Zabeil is a writer, director, and cinematographer. Born in Berlin, Germany, he studied cinematography at the University of Film and Television in Potsdam (HFF/B) from 2003 to 2009. His debut feature as director, ‘The river used to be a man’ won several awards at international film festivals (‘Best new director–San Sebastian IFF 2011’, and ‘Best cinematography—German critics association 2013’) and screened at art institutions (like MoMA – NYC 2012, National Cinemateque Mexico), as well as distribution in cinemas in Germany, Spain and Mexico.
Year: 2014-15