Julia von Heinz was born in 1976 in Berlin. After a degree in Cinematography, she worked as an assistant to Rosa von Praunheim at the “Konrad Wolf” University of Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg. In 2007 she founded Kings & Queens Filmproduktion with John Quester. Her films have won important awards including the German Film Award, Bavarian Television Award and Golden Sparrow and were shown at many international festivals. Her feature films include: WAS AM ENDE ZÄHLT (2007), STANDESGEMÄSS (2008), HANNI & NANNI 2 (2011), ROSAKINDER (2013), an episode film with the directors Chris Kraus, Axel Ranisch, Robert Thalheim, and Tom Tykwer, HANNA'S JOURNEY (HANNAS REISE, 2013), and I'M OFF THEN (ICH BIN DANN MAL WEG, 2015).