Estephan Wagner has worked as documentary director for over a decade, always approaching his themes from the point of view of his protagonists.

The films he directed have been both successful on the international festival circuit (playing at over 130 festivals and winning 32 awards), as well as being broadcasted on TV (DR / Denmark, Channel 4 / UK, SVT / Sweden, ARTE / Germany-France, TRT / Turkey, Channel 1 / Russia, a.o.)

Estephan made his MA in documentary direction at the prestigious National Film and Television School in the UK. Originally he was trained as an editor in Germany. Also his edited work has won several international prices including twice at the Berlinale. He has edited both independent documentaries, as well as television at several international broadcasters (ARTE, ARD, BBC, DR).