Max Wohlkönig already came to the film business during his education in Vienna with his mentor Heidi Melinc. In a long lasting cooperation he worked as an assistant at INDIEN ( Director: P.Harater ) or MUTTERTAG ( Director: H.Sicheritz ). Since 1995 Max Wohlkönig works as a freelance costume designer. First at the theatre (ALMA - directed by P. Manker), as well as in musicals, dance productions and art projects.

DER UNFISCH (Director: R.Dornhelm) is his first feature film, which was shown at the Berlinale 1997 in the Panorama. This was followed by works for directors such as Constanze Ruhm, Harun Farocki or Peter Patzak for cinema or Matthias Glasner, Lars Kraume or Edward Berger for TV productions. While working for KOMMISSAR REX he met director Andreas Prochaska, with whom he made many TV films, series as well as some feature films. These include the successful feature film IN 3 TAGEN BIST DU TOT (Part 1 & 2) or the TV series SPUREN DES BÖSEN. Max Wohlkönig is a passionate team player who develops together with the actor roles that become dense and believable characters. In 2014 he shot DEUS EX MACHINA, an international cinema production directed by Andrew Goth. In 2015 he designed the costume design for the 20's TV thriller BERLIN 1 directed by Marvin Kren. For this he won the German Television Award 2016.
2015 he also designed the costume design for the cinema - directing debut of Josef Hader WILDE MAUS.
In 2016 and 2018 he continues his collaboration with Marvin Kren (4 BLOCKS, FREUD) and in 2017 he worked with director Stefan Ruzowitzky for the series 8 TAGE.
Max lives in Vienna & Berlin.