Ulrich Maria Seidl is a director, screenwriter and producer. He does not consider himself a documentary filmmaker, but several of his films often blend fiction and nonfiction. He started his career with award-winning documentaries such as "Good News" (1990), "Animal Love (1995), and "Models" (1998). Seidl's first feature film "Dog Days" won the Special Jury Price at Venice Film Festival in 2001. "Import Export" (2007), the first film produce by his own company, was invited to the Cannes competition. So far Seidl has directed some 20 feature films, fictive or non fictive.