Was born in 1974 in Stuttgart. From 1993-1995, he served as a camera assistant for the broadcasters SAT.1 and the Landesstudio Stuttgart, followed by an internship from 1995-1996 with the scriptwriters Krystian Martinek and Neithard Riedel in Hamburg.
From 1996-1998, he co-wrote four TV movies together with Krystian Martinek. From 1998-2005 he studied at the University of Television & Film in Munich. His films include: the shorts Mosquito (1999) and Opus (2002), numerous commercials, and his feature debut 13 Semesters. (German Films)