Mark von Seydlitz was born in Duesseldorf in 1961. At first, he worked as a free-lance unit manager for commercials and as a copywriter.
He then studied business administration and founded the D.O.S. Advertising Agency. He was also the co-founder of the New York Communications Advertising Agency. In 1991, he founded M.I.M., Made in Munich Filmproduktion. In 1998, he founded MPB, a film fund that finances international feature films. Since 1993, he has been working as a producer and director and has directed over 150 commercials. His films include: Die Todesfahrt der MS Seastar (TV, 1998), www.killer.de (TV, 1999) and Models (2000).