Don Schubert was born in 1965 in Germany. A year later, his family moved to Canada, returning to Germany in 1972. He studied Journalism, Economics, Political Science, and Law in Freiburg from 1982-1990. He has worked as an announcer and reporter for various radio stations and newspapers, and has written numerous screenplays and TV movies, including: Verjaehrung! (1997), Domino (1999), Die Singlefalle (1999), Abgetaucht (1999), 20.13 Thou Shalt Not Kill! (2000), Date Rape (2001), Replay (2002), Golda & Franz (2002), and When Mrs. God Made Mr. Man (2002), among others. V (short, 2003) marks his directorial debut.