© Ulrich Wüst
© Ulrich Wüst

05.06.1950, Born in Kerkrade ( the Netherlands ) / Belgian nationality


1963 – 1964 Evening and Week-End School Photography K.A.B. Ostend / Belgium 


1970 – 1973 R.I.T.C.S Brussels Film School


1973 – 1979 Cameraman V.R.T. Belgian Television Brussels Belgium


1979 – 1983 Cameraman WDR Cologne Germany


1983 – 1987 D.O.P. Director of Photography  and Director Bavaria Studios Munich Germany


1987 – 1994 Freelance D.O.P. and Director


1992 – 1993 Lecturer at the Filmakademie Baden-Würtemberg Subject: Director of 



1994 – 2005 Founder and Managing Director of the D&D Film- und

                      Fernsehproduktions GmbH Cologne Germany and the subsidiary 

                      companies Memento Film Cologne, Memento Film Berlin, Memento Film 

                      Berlin, 2MBD Cologne and D&D Platinum Johannesburg South Africa


2006 – 2011  Developer, Founder, shareholder and C.E.O of the Entertainment 

                       Masterclass gGmbH / Berlin 


2011 - 2017 Leader of various photo workshops


Since 2011 : Consultant / Photograph / Artist works and lives in Berlin and Großenbrode



Prizes, awards  and nominations for film and television works ( selection )


1998 : „Der Dicke und der Belgier“ nomination for the Rose d'Or Lucerne Switzerland

            for the best comedyseries


1998: „Der Pullover“ Shortfilm, various nominations for Filmfestivals

          Best German filmlet – Best Hessian filmlet City Web Price Oberhausen all Germany


1999 : „Badesalz: Comedy Stories“ nomination Rose d'Or Lucern Switzerland for the best                comedyserie


2001 : „Hessi James“ Short animated film  nominated for the Academy Award                                  Los Angeles / USA


2003 : „Der Anwalt und sein Gast“ Feature Film German Televisionaward for  best                            directing, camera, film editing and best music

             Golden Nymph Monte Carlo for the best European main Actor


2005 : „ Schöne Frauen“ feature film  nomination, second price and opening film

           for the best film Filmfestival Emden and nominated in Saarbrücken 


For Photography:

2015 : Nomination and exhibition participation Schömberger Fotoherbst

2016 : Nomination and exhibition "Heroes" Olympus Fotoconvention Zingst /Photikina 


2018 : Nomination and exhibition Unesco "Human Rights. My rights. Your rights. Resolved"   Federal Foreign Office / Berlin  Nürberger Menschenrechtzentrum e.V. . Touring exhibition an all major German cities


Languages ; Dutch, German, English, French


international experience  in  : Austria,Algeria,Andorra,Bahamas,Bahrain,Belgium,Brazil,        Bulgaria,Canada,Czech Republic,Denmark,France,Georgia,Ireland,Japan,Kenya,Croatia, Cuba,Luxembourg,Maldives,Morocco,Mexico,Monaco,Netherlands,Norway,Poland,

Portugal,Romania,Russia,Slovakia,Slovenia,Spain,South Africa,Sweden,Switzerland, United Arab Emirates,United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Publications. "Every Day a Photo" "Sascha Dietrich; Neudeutsche Küche "

Exhibitions (extract)  in  Bad Schwartau, Lübeck, Berlin, Fehmarn, Eutin, Schomberg, Nürnberg, Ottawa (Canada)