Olaf Held was born in 1970 in Chemnitz. He co-organized the Kulturfabrik Voxxx from 1994-2004 and worked for the Chemnitzer Filmwerkstatt from 2005-2006. He studied Script Writing and Drama at the University of Film and Television “Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam from 2006-2011. His films include: DUEL IN GRIESBACH (short, 2006), SHIFT ENGELBERTSTRASSE (short, 2006), BACKSTAGE (short, 2007), PETZOLD'S WHISTLE (short, 2008), FATHER'S DAY (short, 2009), DID MICHAEL KNIGHT END THE COLD WAR? (short, 2009), THE LAST WHEEL (short, 2009), ROADCREW (doc, 2011), AT HOME (short, 2011), B-DAY (short, 2012), DIE TOTEN HOSEN - MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR 2012 (online series, 2012), DRUNKEN AT WORK - THE LIVING ROOM TOUR (doc, 2012), and SHORT FILM (short, 2013).