Born in Karl-Marx-Stadt (now Chemnitz) in 1984. He has been making short films at Chemnitzer Filmwerkstatt since 2006. He studied film and television directing at the Konrad Wolf College of Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg. He has presented his films many times at Berlinale and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. He won the CineMAXXI Award for best short film at the 8th Rome Film Festival.