I was born in 1981 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and
I live in the Swiss town of Tamins.
2014/15 Prague Film School - majoring in Camera, Screenwriting & Film Directing
2005 Acting diploma Theatre School Zurich
2000 German Abitur
2022 Sabotage is nomitated for Best film, Best screenplay (J.M.Grünthal),
Best actor (Christoph Oswald), Best actress (Tizia Florence)
2020 Juror Marc Forster awards Hakuna Matata best Musicvideo at Graubünden Music Award
2016 Polder wins Zinema Zombie Festival Bogota
2016 Polder wins Best Film, Best Directing, Best Script, Best FX, Best Female Actress, Best
Male Actor at Nocturna Festival Madrid
2016 Big City Fever (Dir.Karoline Vielemeyer, Camera: Julian Grünthal) wins "Best
Student Film" at Long Beach Indie Festival
2016 Swiss National Theatre Award with the group 400ASA
2015 Polder wins Méliès d'Argent Filmfestival Trieste for Best European Fantastic Film
2015 Graduation Prague Film School "with honours"
2011 Bern Filmprize as director for the feature „Mary&Johnny“
2011 Premio theatre-directing-prize best young director for „Nico's Love“
2007 Stipendium of the culture centre Nairs (Switzerland) as author
2005 Oprecht Prize as best actor, diploma Theatre School Zurich
OUT NOW! - THE LOYAL FATHER, which I had the honor to direct and be the DOP.
Die Kleine, the new play written by Shir Freibach and myself, celebrated it's world Premiere on May 10th 2022 in Klibühni theatre Chur, Switzerland.
TO THE SEA won the JURY PRIZE at Ourense Festival - after a festival run that included the World Premiere at the International Short Film Festival Winterthur, the International Premiere at the Alcine Festival Madrid, the Solothurner Filmtage & Max Ophyls Preis Saarbrücken.
Now we decided to put it out there for free. Watch the entire film here.
The marionette-shortfilm for children "The journey of little Mo" (Presence Production Gmbh) screens at Children Short Film Festival London, Providence Children’s Film Festival, Moscow international Children’s film Festival and at Goldener Spatz Erfurt!
PIZ PALÜ, a theatre play written by Meret Hottinger and me, celebrated it's world premiere in Chur - after the audioplay-version could be heard in Kunsthaus Zürich last year. What a joy it was, being on stage again for once.
HAKUNA MATATA wins Best Music Video at Graubünden Music Award. Great thanks to Marc Forster, who was the jury.
POLDER got a marvellous review in the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" after being shown on Swiss and German national TV. Here's the link.