Participant profile: Sebastian Andrae

It’s over to German screenwriter Sebastian Andrae.

Sebastian Andrae

Sebastian Andrae

Sebastian was born in Hamburg, and studied history, German studies and law in Göttingen. From 1992 on he studied at the HFF (University of Television and Film) in Munich, Germany.

While studying he worked as a freelancer for a German newspaper and as a comedian and gag writer for formats like RTL Samstag Nacht, SketchUp und the PRO 7 Comedy Factory.

He was the head writer for the series Mit Herz und Handschellen, was part of the developing team and writer for SOKO Leipzig, and wrote for SOKO 5113 (ZDF) as well as many other series and television movies. His latest projects include a 26-part dramedy-series for children (SWR / ARD) and the comedy Sicilian Vacation for RTL.

Since August 2007 he has been a member of the board  of the Verband Deutscher Drehbuchautoren (the Screenwriters’ Guild of Germany). He lives with his wife and his two daughters near Hamburg in Northern Germany.


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