Philipp Virus is one of the pioneers of the 90`ies generation of independent,digital filmmakers.He is the only german whose music videos are in the music-video archive of the Museum of Modern Arts in New York amongst the work of Spike Jonze and Chris Cunningham.Since 1993 he directed & produced over 40 music videos and a couple of short movies which received cult status and worldwide attention on numerous music stations and filmfestivals.In 2000 the london based Digital Hardcore Recordings released his work as a video compilation. Since a decade he worked with influencial bands such as Dinosaur Jr.,Atari Teenage Riot,Jon Spencer Blues Explosion,etc. .Filming for Gerd Conrad`s “Starbuck-Holger Meins” in 2002 about former RAF terrorist who died in hungerstrike-Virus captured claustrophobic pictures. The documentary of Miron Zownir :”Bruno S.-Estangement is death” was filmed and co-produced by Philipp Virus (Virus Films). January 2005 he founded with his partners the production office Gold which also accommodates Virus Films.