Was born in 1974 in Hachenburg and studied English, Social Sciences and Sports at Cologne University. He then worked as a trainee on several film productions and as a freelancer at the public broadcaster WDR/Phoenix in Cologne.
Followed by working as an assistant director for Marin Martschewski and Christian Petzold, he enrolled at the German Academy of Film & Television Berlin (dffb). His graduation film Ende einer Strecke won the First Steps Award in 2006.
His other films include: Kuscheln in Vingst (documentary, 2000), Corinna, Corinna (short, 2001), Punkt Null (video, 2002), Acapulco (short, 2003), Bleib zuhause im Sommer (documentary, 2003), and Autopilots. (German Films)