Carlo Rola , born in 1958 in Germany, began his Law Studies in Frankfurt in 1976 and earned a living working as a stuntman at the theater. Starting in 1981, he decided to focus fully on the theater and opera, and was a director’s assistant, working with, among others, Hans Neuenfels, Ruth Berghaus and Peter Stein for various productions in Hamburg, Frankfurt and Berlin. His debut as a director was in Frankfurt in 1983 with the English language performance of A Streetcar Named Desire. Also at this time, he was the production manager of numerous feature films and TV movies. In 1994, he was an instructor for Promotional Film at the “Konrad Wolf” Academy of Film & Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg, in 1999 he was an instructor for Direction at the German Film & Television Academy (dffb) in Berlin. Since then, he has directed over 60 national and international commercials, trailers and music videos. In 1996, he founded MOOVIE-the art of entertainment together with Oliver Berben. His is one of the most active German directors, shooting up to three films a year, mostly for television.