Timo Novotny studied in the visual media class of Peter Weibel at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and graduated with an award. Since 1997, he has been working as a freelance artist in the realms of film, photography and design. In 2006, Novotny finished his first feature length motion picture, Life In Loops – A Megacities Remix. Due to its success, it was transferred to 35mm and had cinema distribution in arthouse cinemas. It was screened at more than 65 IFFs and won several prices, most notably “Best Documentary” at the IFF Karlovy Vary. Novotny’s second feature length documentary Trains of Thoughts, premiered at the IFF Karlovy Vary, was in even more competitions and was shown at the opening of the 13th Biennale di Venezia of Architecture.