Jan Zabeil was born in 1981 in Berlin. He studied Cinematography at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF in Potsdam from 2003-2009. His award-winning films include: L.H.O. (short, 2007), WAS WEISS DER TROPFEN DAVON (short, 2007), and THE RIVER USED TO BE A MAN (2011). His second feature, THREE PEAKS (2017), premieres in Locarno this year.