born 1984 in Wr. Neustadt, Lower-Austria. He started doing his first animated films with Lego and colored paper at the age of twelve.

He created the legendary point-n-click adventure game "Professor Brösl" and the award winning 3d animation film "Fintio" together with Conrad Tambour during his graphic design studies at the "Höhere Graphische Vienna".

He went to the Czech Republic to start his animation studies in 2005, and continued his studies at the renowned Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, where he created several very successfull short films „A6/A9“, „Birdstrike“ und „Zoopraxiscope“.

His graduation short film „366 Tage“ was screened at many festivals and received several awards. It became the first animated film ever to be nominated for an Austrian Film Award. The story was inspired by Johannes' own social work service as medic for the red cross.

Since then he worked as a director of the series „Lilly the Witch“ for Dor-Film Wien and is currently developing his next film. He is honoree of the culture price by state of Lower-Austria and is teaching animation in Vienna and Hagenberg.


2003 Finitio
2007 A6/A9
2008 Birdstrike
2009 ITFS Zoopraxiscope
2011 366 Days
2013 Wien Energie UFO
2014 Lilly the Witch
2015 The Mole and the Earthworm
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