Born in Munich on September 6, 1952, he studied in the Film Department of the University of Television and Film Munich from 1974 to 1980. He made his first film, DER KOSTBARE GAST in 1978. Since then, Dominik Graf has made more than fifty films for cinema and television. In addition to working as a director and writer, he is also a professor for feature film directing at the International Filmschule Köln (ifs). His latest work is the film FABIAN GOING TO THE DOGS (2021) which was selected at Berlinale 2021.