Personal Profile

Tim Huebschle

Tim Huebschle was born on the 24th May 1978 in Reutlingen, Germany, as the second child of a veterinarian father and a politician mother. His family moved to Namibia when Tim was still very young. He finished his schooling in Windhoek and went on to study English & German Literature (including Film Theory) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Through his studies in film theory, he discovered the magical mediumof film.

In 2001, Tim started making short films while working as an intern and later assistant editor at production companies in Berlin, Germany.

2003 he returned to Namibia and produced documentaries for the national broadcaster (NBC). 2007 Tim branched out into music videos for Namibian artists including Gazza and Lady May, winning two Channel O awards for his directing work (2007 Best Kwaito Video & 2008 Best Dance Video).

Since 2009 Tim directs TV commercials for advertising agencies in Namibia, including Ogilvy, DV8 Saatchi&Saatchi and Advantage Y&R.

2012 will see the release of Tim’s next short film ‘Dead River’, an epic tale set in Apartheid-Namibia.

Thereafter Tim will commence work on his first feature, a crime story exploring Namibia’s society, the ‘Land of the Brave’.

Short film credits

Image from Dead River

Dead River

Namibia | Jul 2012 | 33:50
A farm worker’s son and the farmer’s daughter form an unlikely friendship. David and Lisa meet through the melodies she plays on her flute and he whis...

The Donkey Story

Germany | Jul 2001 | 9:30
7 whites, 1 black, 1 story.
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 8 Sep 2012