Charlotte Siebenrock was born in 1962 and studied Acting in Berlin. Since 1984 she has worked both in front of and behind the camera for Christoph Eichhorn, Christel Buschmann and Christoph Schlingensief, who took her with him to the Volksbuehne in Berlin as a guest actress. Between 1997 and 2000 she wrote and directed fictional television shorts. In 2000 she became head of the casting department at GrundyUFA TV Production. Open (2005) is her first short film for the cinema.