Rudolf Schweiger was born in 1963 in Munich. While studying Theater, Arts and Psychology he worked as a lector for the Munich-based public broadcaster BR. Afterwards he wrote and directed various TV shows like “Versteckte Kamera” and “Notruf”. In 1999 he founded Kaleidoskop Film & Fernsehproduktion, for which he produced and directed a number of documentaries including “Die weiße Rose” (2003) and “Verdun - Auf den Spuren einer Schlacht” (2006), as well as award-winning short films like “Snipers Alley” (Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Award, Ostfriesischer Kurzfilmpreis, among others) and “Haltet sie auf!”. “Snipers Valley” (“Moerderischer Frieden”, 2007) marks his feature debut.
Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH