Insa Onken

Insa Onken first studied "Music" at the Academy of Music in Cologne from 1995 to 2003, then devoted herself to "Biology and Educational Science" on a teaching degree at the University of Cologne (1st state examination in 2003) and, after participating in the Berlinale Talentcampus from 2006 to 2011, finally completed a diploma course in "Film/Television" at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Since 2003 she has been a freelance musician and filmmaker of documentaries and reports (WDR, ZDF/3sat).


For the film "Safet dances": 
2015 AWO Journalism Award, 
2016 BVKJ Media Award,
2016 Dietmar Heeg Medienpreis 

For the documentary "Rich Brother": 
2009 Golden Dove DOK Leipzig, 
2010 Cibis Media Award, 
2010 German Camera Award (Editing)