Born in 1980, Félix was raised in Mersch, a small village in Luxembourg. After graduation, Félix started as an intern at the production company Mineworks in Aachen, Germany. He then moved to Munich to work as an assistant director and unit manager for Michael “Bully” Herbig and Tommy Krappweis. At the same time, he was hired as an artdirector and graphic designer by the Kinderkanal – the children’s channel of ARD/ZDF – to design for the merchandising products for the cult tv show Bernd das Brot.
In 2006, Félix began his film studies at the Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, Germany’s oldest filmschool. His shortfilm Ravioli Knights premiered at the Max-Ophüls-Festival, was shown on german television and in cinemas in Luxembourg. His 3D movie Topper won’t give up recieved the award for the best 3D short film in Angers, France.
His graduation film You missed Sonja based on a short story by Stephen King premiered in Hof, won at the Los Angeles Movie Awards and got a prestigious nomination for a First Steps Award.
Both friends of smart preproduction planning, DOP Dylan E. Thomspon and Félix founded the previs studio Holy Grid! in 2013. For international clients such as ARRI, Samsa Film, Action Concept or Scanline, Holy Grid! creates high quality previsualizations of complicated action sequences.
Cinema & TV
On October 24th, 2018, his first feature film Superjhemp Retörns hit cinemas in Luxembourg and became with over 66.000 admissions the most successful Luxembourgish film of all time.
2018 und 2019 he directed 6 Episodes of the classic German cop show Großstadtrevier.
2020 Félix directed St. Pauli, 6:07 Uhr, a 90-minute prime time movie that aired May 19th, 8:15 PM on ARD viewed by almost 7 million people.
Félix is currently in postproduction for the second part of Balko Tenerife, an action-comedy reboot of a 90’s crime show shot on the Canary Islands.