Rick Ostermann gathered his first film experience on set, working as a set manager, production manager and assistant director. His short film STILL premiered at the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis in Saarbrücken in 2009. His first feature film WOLFSKINDER premiered during the Venice Film Festival in the Orizzonti sidebar. In 2017 he returned to Venice, presenting his new feature KRIEG, once again in the sidebar Orizzonti. LYSIS is his latest film.