Timo von Gunten has established himself as an autodidactic filmmaker. In 2005 he established his own production company label, BMC Films. In 2017, his short film LA FEMME ET LE TGV has been nominated for an Academy Award®. Since then, Timo works as a writer and director on feature films. He carries a master degree in screenwriting from the university of arts in Zürich (ZHDK).