Hanno started his career working several years in the film industry before he studied film directing at the ifs international film school cologne. He passed his studies with his award winning thesis film „Robin“.
Hanno is best known for his feature films "Rock my heart", "Wendy 2" and "Lassie – An adventurous journey“. In 2021, Hanno shot the six-part crime series “Höllgrund”. In 2022, he directed the sequel “Lassie - A New Adventure” for the cinema.
Being a father of three daughters Hanno loves to make films for and with children. He attaches great attention to the casting process. Furthermore he is an expert in directing funny and emotional films with animals especially horses and dogs.
Hanno sets a high value on visual storytelling and comedy timing.