Michael Henrichs was born in Freiburg im Breisgau in 1972 and studied American literature, history of art, and economics in Bonn, Chicago, and London. He is founder and managing director of production house Die Gesellschaft DGS in Cologne and works there as a producer. He is also co-founder of PAD International in Hong Kong.
Die Gesellschaft DGS focuses on the development of new stories and talent, on forming innovative networks, and on branding.
PAD International is a network of independent producers for international film distribution.
Michael Henrichs is also deputy chairman, communication of the German Producers Association VDFP.