Jannis Alexander Kiefer was born in Berlin. He studied Audiovisual Media at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and worked as a DoP, editor and assistant director. His graduation film, the short documentary A MOMENT AT GRANDMA’S (EIN MOMENT BEI UNSERER GROSSMUTTER, 2016) screened at numerous festivals. In 2016, he started studying Directing at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. His short films include COMMENTS (2017) and PERFORMER (2018).