He's one of Germany's most admired young directors with diverse and award-winning features.
Andreas was born in 1963 in Gera, Germany. In the early 80s, he began working in theater and making short films. He studied directing at the HFF "Konrad Wolf" Potsdam- Babelsberg. Since 1992, he has been working as a writer and director for film and TV.
Summer in Berlin was awarded Best Screenplay at the San Sebastian Film Festival and Best Actress at the Chicago Festival. Grill Point won the Silver Bear - Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival, as well as Best Director and Best Ensemble at the Chicago Festival and Best Director at the Ghent Festival.
Night Shapes won Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival and the Best New Director award at Valladolid. (The Match Factory)