Huge hit with the comedy "The Unintentional Kidnapping of Mrs. Elfriede Ott."
Writes and directs the successful horror film "Dead in 3 Days."
Positive international response to "The Dark Valley."
Has won both Bavarian Film and TV awards, for "The Dark Valley" and "A Day for a Miracle," respectively.
Earliest credit was as production assistant on the 1987 drama "Schmutz," co-written by Michael Haneke.