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[on teaching film] I guess I'm a relatively demanding teacher because I think it's no use treating students with kid gloves. At the Academy, they are working with a net anyway, so I try to quickly raise the requirements to prepare them for the professional life. I also try and give them internships on my shoots, but it can't be more than two per film. And usually I don't mix with the students on ...
He was raised in the city of Wiener Neustadt, Austria and later studied psychology, philosophy and theatrical sciences at the University of Vienna, Austria.
Frequently centers film around psychotic, violent youths or socially detached characters.