Patrick Vollrath grew up in a small town in Central Germany. From 2005 to 2008, this talented director was a trainee at ARRI Film and Television in Munich, Germany. He started his career working as an editor and in 2008, he began his Bachelor Film Studies in Directing at the University of Music and Performing Arts - Film Academy in Vienna and graduated with honours. Patrick studied in the class of Academy Award and two times Palme D'Or Winner Michael Haneke. Furthermore, Patrick Vollrath became a participant of the 'Cannes Young Lions Competition' and the 'Berlinale Talent Campus' in 2013. He went on to win several national and international prizes for his work and his latest film "Everything will be okay", was not only shown at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes, it also won a Student Academy Award, as well as many prestigious international prizes and every important 'upcoming' award in Germany. In 2016 Patrick Vollrath was nominated for an Oscar for his film "Everything will be okay" in the Live Action Short Category.