Swiss director and writer. Born in 1958 in Zurich. He is a self-taught film director. He started his career in 1981 in Zurich working at a video shop. He co-founded the Swiss film production company Dschoint Ventschr as well as the cinemas Riffraff Zurich and Bourbaki Lucerne.
He is a member of the committee of the Zurich Film Foundation and also of the European Film Academy. He has been working exclusively as a director and screenplay writer since 1998. He has directed feature films and documentaries presented at numerous film festivals. His latest film Lullaby Ride premiered at the Locarno festival. (Source: Warsaw Film Festival)