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i am michael.
i love movies and cats.
i adore movies with cats in it.

if you wanna contact me, just
send me an email:

micha {at} ich-binz.net


curriculum vitae
1987: born in cologne-ehrenfeld
2006 – 2007: operating room staff at the eye surgery center of the university hospital cologne
2007 – 2008: freelance illustrator & comic artist
2008 – 2014: studies at the academy of media arts cologne
2014 – today: freelance writer and director living in cologne & berlin

special skills: more than 10 years experience in the traditional family bakery of my parents
(sadly now closed)


the big show-off:
(awards for stuff i directed/wrote)

grimme-preis (2x), max ophüls preis (audience award), deutscher fernsehpreis (best comedy), young director award, bayerischer fernsehpreis (best entertainment), spotlight students award (gold), eurobest, adc junior wettbewerb, kurzundschön, next generation/short tiger (2x), kölner design preis, filmschoolfest munich (2x), first steps award (nomination), studio hamburg nachwuchspreis (nomination) …and some more.


for commercial inquiries, please contact the lovely people of markenfilm:

markenfilm gmbh & co. kg
Vorwerkstraße 12
20357 Hamburg
+49 40 8000 77 10
info {at} markenfilm.de


if you want to rent „herman the german“ or „the storyteller“ for
screening purposes, please contact the awesome kurzfilmagentur hamburg:

kurzfilmagentur hamburg e.v.
Friedensallee 7
22765 Hamburg
kfa {at} shortfilm.com


you can find me on
google street view right here ->

shot by google