Daniel Limmer was born in Hallein, Austria where he graduated from grammar school in 2007. In his teenage years he discovered his passion for filmmaking watching movies of any genre and producing fan fiction shorts with his friends. At this time he already attracted attention winning prizes at the local youth film festival “Klappe”. In 2011 he worked as production assistant for the feature film “OMAMAIA” and the well known German crime investigation series “TATORT”. During his studies at the University of Applied Sciences filmmaking department he was able to deepen his knowledge and also realized numerous shorts. In 2013 his short "PANTA RHEI" was awarded with the 1st price at the Instant36 film festival. In 2015 his short EMMA was awarded at CryptTv's #15SecondScare contest by Eli Roth and Quentin Tarantino. Daniel just finished his master program at the film department of the University of Applied Sciences, Salzburg, Austria.