Wolf Bauer studied Journalism and Art History at the Universities of Munich and Berlin. In 1976, he began working as an author, writing contributions for ZDF´s political affairs programme “Kennzeichen D” (Registration Number D). In 1980, he joined UFA as an editor and producer and has been Producer and Chief Executive Officer of UFA since 1991. Since the formation of FremantleMedia in the year 2000, he has also been a Member of the Board in this production company, which operates on a global scale. Under the management of Wolf Bauer, UFA developed to become a highly-efficient production group, having continuously expanded its market leadership in Germany in recent years as a content creator. Since 1980, Wolf Bauer has produced more than eighty TV movies, as well as being responsible for the production and launch of more than twenty TV series. He is also a producer of numerous films for UFA Cinema, such as “The Physician”, the most successful film of 2014.