Helmut Kopetsky

Helmut Kopetsky (Berlin, Germany) A former newspaper journalist and editor, Kopetsky has worked as a freelance producer and editor for radio and television since 1972. He was staff editor in the Sender Freies Berlin Feature Department from 1994 -1998. He has more than 100 full-length documentaries to his credit, and many awards, including 2 Prix Futuras, two Prix Europas, three Premio Ondas, an Ohio State Award and a Japan Prize. He has conducted feature workshops in New York, Brazil, Kenya, Poland, Holland, The Czech Republic. Mexico, Ecuador, Romania, Great Britain and other countries; and he has lectured at Leipzig University. Kopetsky lives with his wife, Heidi, in Berlin, where they run their own digital studio.