Hubertus Siegert is a Berlin based film producer, author and director. After studies in history, art history and film at Berlin Free University and with a background as certified landscape architect he started his film career in the mid-1990s. Since the foundation of S.U.M.O. Film in 1997 he continues to produce and direct feature documentaries with a small but out-standing team of creatives. Hubertus Siegert was board member of the German Film Academy 2009-2017. Awards: Max-Ophüls-Preis, Best Documentary 2015, Metropolis Award 2015 Best Documentary Director, Nomination German Film Award 2015, Nomination Hessischer Filmpreis 2015.