Stephan Bleek, born 1955, received his doctorate in Modern History in Munich in 1986. Since 1984 he has worked as a freelance film author and director for Bavarian Television.
At BR he worked for current information programmes, talk shows such as “Veranda” by Dagobert Lindlau, and various cultural programmes such as “LeseZeichen”. He gained great experience as author, production manager and director of numerous documentary films for BR, SR, ARTE, ARD and ZDFinfo. 2001 Founder of the Framepool picture agency for film material.