From 1984 to 1995 he lived in Rome where he studied acting at the acting schools “La Scaletta” and “MTM” under the direction of G.B. Diotajuti and Lidia Biondi and Roberto della Casa.
From then he started to work as an actor mostly in Italy and as production manager. As an actor he worked with famous directors like Mario Monicelli, Franco Zeffirelli, Tinto Bras, Sergio Corbucci and Federico Fellini.
Back to Austria he produced 3 feature films for Delta Film:
„Die Virtuellen – The Virtuals“, an Austrian - Italian Co-Production, 1996*
„Zwei Kinogesichter – Movie Faces“, Austria 1998*
„DieSkrupellosen.com – TheUnscrupulous.com“, Austria 2003*
* Several International Film Festivals like Shanghai, Mannheim Heidelberg, Fortalezza and Sao Paolo/Brasil, Kopenhagen, Arezzo/Italy, Nomination for the Princes Award 1999
* Shown on TV in Italy and Germany Rai, Bayrischer Rundfunk, MDR
Director of short and feature films:
„Meine Tante Lydia – My aunt Lydia“ – 2008, a Audiovisuelle Gedächtnis Produktion, 37 minutes official competition of Milan International Film Festival, International Film Festival Lessinia 2009, International Film Festival Pyongyang 2010, International Film Festival of Nations in Ebensee 2010 – winner of the Bronze Bear
„Zersplitterte Nacht – 9. November 1938, als die Nacht am kältesten war“ „Shattered Night - November 9th 1938, when the night was at its coldest“ - 2013, a Audiovisuelle Gedächtnis Produktion, 87 minutes Zagreb Jewish Film Festival – Festival of Tolerance 2014, Winner of Honorable Mention Award at International Film Awards Berlin 2014
„Die Zeitzeugen – Warum wir erzählen...“ „The Eyewitnesses – Why we speak...“ – 2015 a AVG Filmproduktion e.U., 22 minutes 2 nominations at Southampton Intern. Film Festival 2015
„3 Tage in Rom - 3 Days in Rome – 3 Giorni a Roma“ a short documentary film 2016 a AVG Filmproduktion e.U, - „Short Film Corner“ International Film Festival Cannes 2016, American Documentary Film Festival 2017, River Film Festival Padua 2017, Best Directing Award at Southampton International Film Festival 2017, Goa Short Film Festival 2017, Pune Short Film Festival 2018, Love International Film Festival 2018
„Otto Neururer – Hope through Darkness – Hoffnungsvolle Finsternis – una luce nelle tenebre“ feature 89 minutes – 2019 – winner best film at Vatican Film Festival – Mirabile dictu, Southampton International Film Festival, Vero Beach Film Festival – Florida, Borderscene Film Festival – New Mexico, Hollywood Divine International Film Festival and many other awards and recognitions
“My Israeli Friend” a short documentary film 2021 - 20 minutes – based on a true story
Ride back to Freedom - 2 wheels in search of the lost freedom in times of coronavirus - feature documentary in post production