Volker Einrauch was born in Kassel in 1950. He studied Literature, Linguistics, History and Politics in Marburg. In 1984 he co-founded the production company Josefine Film. Volker Einrauch is active as a screenwriter (Das verflixte 17. Jahr, 2001, and Vaeter, denn sie wissen nicht was sich tut, 2006, among others) and director: The Killer’s Mother (1996), Gangster (1999), and The Other Boy (2007), among others. In addition to his commitment to Josefine Film, he is also engaged in external projects (screenplay for Teufelsbraten and Effi Briest).