Olaf Jacobs was born in Leipzig in 1972. After freelance work for youth radio DT64, he became an editor and presenter for MDR. He is also active on the business side of film-making and manages several media companies (Hoferichter & Jacobs, art &
pictures, Cocopelli Music). His television projects have involved work for ARTE, MDR, ARD, SFB, and have included regular documentaries and educational features.
The Banquet is first joint project with Holger Jancke.