Joachim Glaser was born in 1979 in Karlsruhe, Germany. After his diploma in Communications-Design (FH) in 2008 at Merz Akademie Stuttgart he began to work as a freelancer in film and video. 2009-2014 he completed his studies as Master of Fine Arts at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg, Germany. 2014 he was a co-founder of the film company splitterfilm, located in Berlin and Hamburg. In the same line-up he and his colleagues realize commercial works under the label worksaboutcontact. 2015-17 he participated within the graduate program »Aesthetics of the Virtual« at University of Fine Arts, Hamburg.
His works are often situated between genre and borders often featuring a nonlinear storytelling corresponding to the protagonists‘ emotions and anxieties. Mostly they are inspired by philosophical and social topics. His film were screened internationally at film festivals and exhibitions and gained several awards.
Joachim Glaser works as a director, script writer, cinematographer and editor in Hamburg, Germany.