Philipp Käßbohrer, born in 1983, studied at the Academy for Media Arts Cologne, where he met his creative Partner, Matthias Murmann. In their work as showrunners, producers, creative producers, writers and directors the duo has realized a large variety of projects, including documentaries, TV shows, comedy series, art projects and video games. In 2012, they founded the Cologne, Germany-based production company btf GmbH (bildundtonfabrik). Their work has been recognized with the German Television Award numerous times and with the prestigious Grimme Award 12 times. In recent years, bildundtonfabrik has developed a reputation as one of the most original and innovative production companies in Germany. Philipp and Matthias are currently working on several new projects, such as the soon to be released Netflix series »King of Stonks« or the Netflix movie »Buba«.