Felix Rier was born and raised in the Italian Alps. After graduating from business school with a focus on finance and marketing, he moved to Berlin in 2016 and began a three-year apprenticeship as a media designer. Therefore he mainly works in the camera department, as first and second camera assistant, as junior DOP and sound technician. From 2019 to 2022 he studied camera and light at ZeLIG - School for Documentary Film in Bolzano, Italy. As part of his film studies he produced the short film ein mann zu sein (to be a man), which premiered at the Trento Film Festival 2021.