Amir Hamz was born in 1979. In 2001 he got his Bachelor of Arts in French Literature (Hamburg, Germany). 2004 Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Film (London, England). 2008 Master‘s in Journalism and Political Sciences (Hamburg, Germany). From 2004 on Amir directed and produced several documentaries, music videos and short films. He also worked as a Development Producer for “MME Moviement“. From 2011 to 2014 Amir was Producer and Head of Development at “Millbrook Pictures” in Berlin & Zurich. He initiated the “SCHOLARtreat” Writers Program and the „Millbrook Writers Award” in cooperation with “Hof International Film Festival”. In 2015 Amir produced „DER NACHTMAHR“ and “PARADISE” as well as the movie adaptation of Martin Suter’s bestselling novel „THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON“.