born 1982 in Korneuburg, made his first 2d animation film "Max Monkey" by the age of 12. More film projects followed during his early school years. After graduation he started working in Vienna at misc. film and television production companies like ATV, Pro7, Puls TV, Dor Film and others.

After short studies of communication science, theater arts and psychology at the university of Vienna, he started animation studies at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2006. He graduated in 2011. There he also meets Johannes Schiehsl and Conrad Tambour, with whom he founded the group "Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm" in 2010. His satire film „Heldenkanzer“, which is about the fascist dictator Engelbert Dollfuß, received several awards at international festivals.

Since then he worked as a director of the series „Lilly the Witch“ for Dor-Film Wien, and also directed the music video „Die Telefonbuchpolka“ for arte/ZDF. He is honoree of the culture price by the state of Lower-Austria.

Filmography

2003 Lockvogel
2007 Kurz:Ivan
2009 Faust (animation director)
2008 The Key to Sucess
2009 Only Human (FMX Trailer 2009)
2011 Heldenkanzler
2012 Content Award Trailer 2012
2013 The Telefonbuchpolka
2014 Lilly the Witch
2014 Slow Riddim Express
2015 A Hologram for the King (Intro)
2016 Tracking Edith (Animation)
2016 Birne, Schädel & Haupt
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