Dennis and Patrick Weinert in the DR Congo, 2016.

Dennis (left) and Patrick Weinert (right) are independent filmmakers, photographers and authors and cover human rights, culture, social and environmental issues and conflicts. Born in Germany in 1992 and 1994,  they are now based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With their Asia and Europe-based production companies Weinert Brothers Limited and Weinert Brothers GbR, they also work as TV and film producers. 

Dennis and Patrick have spent more than six years reporting from Asia and Africa and have written, directed and shot films in countries such as the Central African Republic, D.R. Congo, India, or Afghanistan. Their repor-tages and documentaries appear on German and European public broadcasters such as ARTE, DW, ARD & ZDF.

In 2018, the publication “medium magazin” ranked Dennis and Patrick Weinert among Germany’s top 30 journalists under 30 years of age. For their reportage about the Ebola epidemic in war-torn eastern D.R. Congo, they have been awarded with the Peter Scholl-Latour Preis for conflict and crisis reporting.

When Dennis and Patrick are not working as TV correspondents, they focus on creating their personal experimental photography and film projects. The brothers have written, curated and published two volumes of documentary photo books (2015 & 2019) and have just completed directing and producing their debut essay short film Hinter unserem Horizont, which was commissioned by ZDF / 3sat.