Born in 1979 in Pristina (Kosovo), he graduated in 2009
from the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne (Germany)
with the short film Death by Suffocation. This awardwinning
short premiered at the Max Ophüls Prize and was
broadcasted by Arte. His short Of Dogs and Wallpaper had
its premiere in International Competition at the 2013
Locarno Film Festival, and was nominated for the 2014
German Short Film Award. Babai is his first feature film.