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About me



Born on 24.03.1968 in Steinhöring near Munich, grew up in the Black Forest, living in Berlin since 1987. He is a director, producer, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer, actor and autodidact. Film debut in 1993 as an actor, writer, producer and director with the film “Prince in Hell” (WP and Audience Award at the Max Ophüls Festival 1993 followed by worldwide theatrical success). He wrote numerous scripts and since 1996 makes TV reports for Pro 7 for the TV-Show “Liebe Sünde”. In 2005, he made the short film compilation “Fucking Different” section “Lost in Stardust “(WP in the Berlinale Panorama). 2008 wrote and directed the documentary “I love you” for TIMM TV. Followed by the documentary “Postcard To Daddy” in 2010, which won the “Siegessäule Readers Award” in the Panorama of the 63rd Berlinale and 15 other international awards.


60th Berlinale 2010 International Film Festival, Section Panorama,

Winner of “Siegessäulen Readers Award”,

nominated for The Teddy “Best Documentary”

nominated for the „Amnesty International Film Award“

Chicago International Film Festival, “Gold Hugo – Best Documentary”

Kiev Molodist International Film Festival, “Sunny Bunny Award”

Tel Aviv GBTL International Film Festival, “Best Documentary”

Outfest Athens International GBTL Film Festival, “Best Documentary/Best Film”

23rd Image+Nation Montreal International Festival “Best Documentary”

Amsterdam International Film Festival, “Best Personal Narrative” Van Gogh Award

Los Angeles International Film Festival “Best Directing” Jury Award

35th Frameline International GBTL Film Festival, “Special Mention” Jury Award

Los Angeles Reel Film Festival “Honored Mention” and “Jury Award”

This Human World IFF Vienna “Audiance Award” Vienna

Skeive Filmer Oslo Gay & Lesbian Film Festival “Honorable Mention“ and “Jury Award”

Los Angeles International Film Festival “Honored Mention” Jury Award

Lisboa GLBT International Film Festival „Special Mention“ Jury Award

Warsaw Human Rights International Film Festival, Special Mention“ Jury Award

Perlen Film Festival Hannover, “Broncene Perle”

And many more…

Official Selected“ International Film Festivals:

Amsterdam LGTBI International Film Festival

Barcelona Festival Internacional de Cinema Gai i Lèsbic

Amsterdam Movies that Matter, International Film Festival

Cannes Independent Film Festival

Atlanta GLBT International Film Festival

Kansai Kyoto Queer Film Festival

Auckland Doc International Film Festival

Queer Lisboa International Film Festival Lisbon

Austin GLBT International Film Festival

26th Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

Tels Quels Asbl Belgium International Film LGTBI Film Festival,

13th Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival

New Zealand Reel Quer International Film Festival

Chagrin Falls International Documentary Film Festival

Chicago Filmmaker Reeling International Film Festival

Florence Queer International Film Festival

Carolina LGBTI International Film Festival

London Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival, UK 2010

Festival International de cine leésbico gai y transexual de Madrid

Washington International LGTBI International Film Festival

Vulkuvar International Film Festival

Tampa International LGTBI International Film Festival

Alburquerque International LGBTI Film Festival

Chargin Falls International Film Festival

The Ourenese International Film Festival

Sheffield Doc/Fest International DocFilm Festival

Kansai Kyoto LGBTI International Film Festival

Kansai Osaka GBTL International Film Festival

Lubjana International LGTBI International Film Festival

Montreal Festival of New Cinema International Film Festival

Toronto Rondez-vous With Madness International Film Festival

Chicago Reeling International LGBTI Film Festival

Florence International LGBTI International Film Festival

Bruxxels International GBTL Film Festival

ZagrebDox International DocFilm Festival

Auckland International Documentary Edge Festival

Fidmarseille International Film Festival Marseille

21st Melbourne Queer Film Festival

MCLCC`s Outflix International LGBTI Film Festival, USA

Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival,

Pink Screens Film Festival, Bruxelles

One World Festival / People in Need, IFF Prague

Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Tampa International LGBTI International Film Festival

The Los Angeles Reel Film Festival

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

Toronto Independent Film Festival

New Fest New York LGBTI International Film Festival, USA 2011

Mix 23 New York Experimental Queer FF

17th Oldenburg International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival

New Sealand The Documentary NZ Trust

Merlinka Belgrade International Queer Film Festival

70th Zinegoak Internacional Festival de Cine Gay-Lesbo de Bilbao


Pearl Film Festival Hannover 2010: November “Broncene pearl” for Postcard To Daddy “by Michael Stock, Hannover, Germany 2010

23rd Image + Nation Montreal International LGBT Festival Cinema “Best Documentary Film” Award for Postcard To Daddy, Montreal, Canada, November 2010

This Human World Vienna International Human Rights Film Festival, “Audiance Award” Dec. 2010

Village Doc Film Fesitval, “Honored Mention” May 2011, Milano, Italy