Daniel Nocke was born in 1968 in Hamburg. From 1994-1999, he studied Scriptwriting and Animation at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg. He lives in Hamburg, working as an animation director and scriptwriter. His short animation films include: DIE FISCHERSWITWE (1996), THE MODERN CYCLOPS (2002), NO ROOM FOR GEROLD (2006), 12 YEARS (2010) and WHO WILL PAY THE BILL? (2015).