Independent Filmmaker Claus Withopf studied Film at the City College of New York/CUNY and at the University of Art and Design Offenbach in Germany. He has been working on documentary films, short fiction films, music videos and commercials in Germany and the US. His award winning films were screened at numerous international film festivals. Since 2007 Claus Withopf teaches Film/Video at HfG Offenbach and has been running the VideoLab.