Philipp was born in Stuttgart in 1973. After studying in Aachen, he worked for several TV productions and TV stations in Germany. Philipp first joined Cobblestone more than 20 years ago, working as an inhouse production manager for several years. After a short break working as freelance production manager and 1st AD for different production companies, he returned to Cobblestone as a producer in 2006. Since 2010 he is partner /managing director and executive producer at Cobblestone + Gravel.