Nicolas Steiner was born in 1984 in Turtmann/Switzerland. In 2005 and 2006 he attended the European Film College in Ebeltoft/Denmark, followed by studies in Social Anthropology, Film and Politics at Zurich University. Since 2007, he has been studying Directing at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Film Academy in Ludwigsburg. His films include: the shorts Snatch & Kittie (2006), Meet Toni (2006), Schwitze (2008), Blitz und Donner, Windgefauch (2009), and Ich bin’s. Helmut (2009).