Dennis Satin was born in Sofia/Bulgaria in 1968 and grew up in Kassel. He started out making music videos in the USA before becoming a freelancer at RTL as a writer, director and editor. He made his feature film directorial debut in 1995 with Dangerous Dowry (Nur aus Liebe) and followed two years later with Heroes and Other Cowards (Helden und andere Feiglinge, 1998). His other productions include: Kanalratten (TV, 1994), Scheidungsgericht (TV, 1994), Der Mann ohne Schatten (1996), and Adrenalin (1996). In recent years, he directed numerous episodes of the German TV-series Wilsberg and Doppelter Einsatz.