Christopher Kaufmann was born 1986 in Munich, Germany. After graduating from college he studied Dramatics and Media Science at the University of Bayreuth where he also realized several short movies and has been a member of the ensemble of the local theater. After his graduation as Bachelor of Arts he worked as second assistant to the director and manager of the extras for several feature- and TV productions. At this period of time he again wrote and directed several short movies invited to prestigious festivals . An accomplished study in film directing attained at the Hamburg Media School, class of 2016.