Miguel Alexandre studied at the University of Television & Film Munich. His short film ABOUT WAR (1992) was nominated for an Oscar® for Best Foreign Student Film. Since then, he has written and directed numerous TV movies, including DER PAKT (1996), which won him the RTL Golden Lion for Best New Director, the Telestar for Best New Director and the 3sat Viewer’s Award. The drama NANA (1996) was nominated in 1997 for the Adolf Grimme Award and the German Youth Video Award. His first feature film for the cinema was GRAN PARADISO (1999). His other award-winning films include: SCHUTZENGEL GESUCHT (TV, 2001), WEIL ICH GUT BIN! (TV, 2002), GRÜSSE AUS KASCHMIR (TV, 2005), DIE FRAU VON CHECKPOINT CHARLIE (TV, 2007), DIE PATIN – KEIN WEG ZURÜCK (TV, 2008), KINDER DES STURMS (TV, 2009), DER MANN MIT DEM FAGOTT (TV, 2011), SCHICKSALSJAHRE (TV, 2011), numerous episodes of DER KOMMISSAR UND DAS MEER, IN WAHRHEIT - MORD IM ENGELSGRABEN (TV, 2016), and his second feature ARTHUR & CLAIRE (2018).