Born March 23, 1944 in Berne. Sociology and economics studies in Berlin, Munich and St. Gall. Lic. oec. degree from HSG in St. Gall. Film studies with Alexander Kluge at the Ulm School of Design in Germany. 1973 First feature film. 1994 Founds the film distribution company Frenetic Films. Since 2000 has been running the Quinnie Cinema chain in Berne.