Holger Ernst (b. 1972, Germany) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Dept. of Cinematography, Kassel, Germany. Besides numerous commercials he has directed critically acclaimed short films, including Little Fish (2001) and Rain is Falling (2004); The House is Burning (2006) was his first feature film. He is currently working on the drama "D.O.P.E.-Dreaming of Paradise Europe".