C CAY WESNIGK
C. Cay Wesnigk studied visual communication at the University of Arts in Hamburg. In 1987 he founded C. Cay Wesnigk Filmproduktion. Since then he has written, directed and produced several feature films, commercials and documentaries. These have all been shown on television, some have also been distributed in cinemas and in the video home market. Most of Wesnigk’s films have been shown and some have received awards in festivals worldwide. You can find a list of his films and more information on his work as a filmmaker on his site.
In 1995/96 Wesnigk worked freelance with an advertising agency specialising in new media and the Internet. As creative director he was responsible for the development and production of internet and multimedia presentations. In 2000, together with 120 other producers, directors and authors he founded OnlineFILM AG as a public company to use digital technologies for the distribution of audiovisual content. He has worked as CEO of OnlineFILM since then. He is also Vice President of AG DOK, Germany’s largest community of independent producers (800 members) and is Chairman of the board of VG Bild-Kunst, a German collecting agency for creative Artists and Producers of films.