Nick Lyon was born in Idaho/USA in 1970. He studied Art and Mixed Media at Portland State University from 1989-1991 before moving to Germany. In 1992, Lyon was accepted by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and received his diploma in Directing in 1996. His films include: Phal O Krat (short, 1994), Bod Box (short, 1995), The Fisherman and His Frau (short, 1996), Happy Mallorca (commercial, 1996), and Hilda Humphrey (short, 1997). He made his feature film debut in 1998 with I Love You Baby.