Till Schauder wrote, directed and photographed the documentary THE IRAN JOB, which is currently in release in the U.S. and internationally. The Iran Job was projected a contender for Oscar consideration by publications like The Hollywood Reporter and The Wrap. Schauder also wrote and directed the award-winning road movie Strong Shit, for ARD/SWR Germany, and the acclaimed action thriller City Bomber. After earning a government grant for the arts he relocated from Berlin to New York and made his U.S. directorial and acting debut with the romantic comedy Santa Smokes, which won several international awards, among them Best Director at the Tokyo International Film Festival. His docu-drama Dukeâ€™s House about Duke Ellingtonâ€™s Harlem home premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Till teaches film at NYU's SCPS and is a frequent guest speaker at other film schools.