1958 Born in Gemünden, Germany.
1976 Studies drama and social sciences in Erlangen.
1980 Foundation of a group of independent filmmakers. Self-taught training as author, director, cameraman and editor of documentary films.
1983 Foundation of the Reiner Holzemer Film Production. Until now, more than 35 documentary films and artist portraits have been produced: William Eggleston, Juergen Teller, August Sander, Walker Evans, René Burri, Magnum Photos, Dries Van Noten and Martin Margiela are examples of those.
1985 Reiner Holzemer teaches at the State Technical University in Nuremberg.
Since 1985 regular participation in international documentary film festivals, e.g. the Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin. The artists' portraits have also been shown at renowned museums worldwide such as the Metropolitan Museum of Arts in NYC.
1999 Warded the city of Nuremberg´s Culture Grant.
Since 1993 RH directed more than 250 commercials worldwide.
Since 2002 RH is a member by appointment of the German Society for Photography.

Reiner Holzemer lives in Munich, Germany.