Jonathan started working as a projectionist while he was still in school, to spend as much time as possible in the cinema. While studying Audiovisual Media in Stuttgart, he ran the university’s student-TV station and shot several short films, followed by his internship semester at Jim Jarmusch’s production “Only Lovers Left Alive”. With his thesis about primal fears in horror movies, he finished his master degree. Since 2016 he is studying film directing at the prestigious Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, ranking among the 15 best film schools in the world. He lives and works in Stuttgart, Germany.