Roman is a German award-winning commercial/film director, writer, & photographer.
Born in in Cologne Germany, he studied graphic arts and communication design in Hamburg & the UK where he earned a bachelor degree in in graphic arts.
Since 2010 he has lived in New York, represented by 1stAveMachine as a commercial director and talent in the US & UK. During this time he has been lucky enough to work with some of the biggest agencies and brands including Apple, YouTube, Sonos, Starbucks, Hyundai etc. And his work has been featured in SHOTS magazine, PAGE, and NOWNESS.
With roots in CG & Animation, he has ventured out into the world of live-action driven by fashion and lifestyle. Deeply connected to the Brooklyn Electric Music cultur, he combines mixed-media to bend reality in live-action narrative pieces. His fashion film GONE has been awarded at major fashion film festivals around the world including Berlin Fashion Film Festival, Brussel Fashion Film Festival, Chicago, & Miami Fashion Film Festival. Additionally, his fashion music short "Holy Fire" has been selected at the Seattle Film Festival. His non-profit documentary "Children of the Forgotten“ brought him to the Amazons in the Brazilian rainforest where he lived one week remotely with the tribe of the Huni Kuin. The result was a personal documentary screened at the 2016 Viva con aqua exhibit in Hamburg.
He is currently working on his first feature film "Fragments“ which is based on a similar short he released in 2019.
Roman looks to work with inspiring people around the world to collaborate and create.