Anselm Belser was born in 1979 in Filderstadt. In 2003, he completed the Scuola Teatro Dimitri School of Physical Theater and Theatrical Creation in Switzerland, followed by several theater engagements in Italy, Germany and Switzerland. In 2005, he started working and practicing as a cinematographer at Filmarche Berlin. Since 2010, he has been studying Cinematography at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). His films as a director include SAPUSENTU (2004), NICHT DU SONDERN ICH (2005), and FELIX (2011).