Mats was born somewhere high up in the snow-covered mountains of Switzerland in the year of the Tschernobyl Nuclear catastrophe and the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster.
He worked as a 1st AD and Production Assistant at Condor Films, followed in 2011 by a Film Bachelor at the ZHDK in Zurich and various concept and directing assignment at Mediafisch.
Mats was a founding member of ZENSE.ch, a consulting and production agency for visualization and storytelling. In 2015 he completed his MA in “Serial Storytelling” at the International Film School (ifs) in Cologne, and has since then been working as a freelance writer and director. Mats has written for Swiss Television (SRF) for the crime series “Tatort” and “Der Bestatter”, for the German comedy series “für Umme” (eoTV) and also on many other projects as a co-author. His work is characterized by his wit, humor and timing, plus his ability to direct authentic Swiss -German dialogues.