Kerstin Hoppenhaus is freelance filmmaker and science journalist. She has a master's degree in biology from Tübingen University and one in Science Communication from Filmacademy Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Kerstin has developed and realised documentary series and crossmedia projects since 2001 and now works for print, online and broadcast media. Her project HZBzlog - A Logbook of Everyday Science has won the German Prize for Online Communication in 2014.
In a series of short videos, 'Rust Never Sleeps' tells the story of how a tiny fungus came to threaten to destroy one of the most important crops in the world, and how we may or may not be able to stop it.