Thorsten Droessler graduated from the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design in Halle in 2004 with a degree in animation, illustration and photography. His graduation film, Nebenan, won him a postgraduate scholarship. He works as a freelance animator and has collaborated on numerous international animated film productions since 2005. Au bonheur de Paolo is his first film as a director, co-directed with Manuel Schroeder.
- Au bonheur de Paolo (court-métrage) 2021