Born in Tübingen, studied communication design, photography and image sciences in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Works as a freelance photographer and designer. Since 2011 artistic assistant at the Hochschule Harz. Participation in PMMC 2013 and PMMC Lab 2015/16.
Since 2019 Florian Fischer is Supported Artist of Werkleitz together with Johannes Krell. Their production UMBRA (DE, 2019) was awarded the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the 69th Berlinale 2019.