After graduating in Art History he worked as agent and managing director at Verlag der Autoren. 2007 he founded if... Productions, specialized in auteur-driven documentary and feature films. 2008 he founded the DVD label DocCollection (together with filmmakers Joerg Adolph & Gereon Wetzel). Teaches at various filmschools, lives with his family in Munich. He is member of EDN and the German Film Academy.