Christiane Büchner was born in 1965 in Freiburg. During her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin she received a scholarship for the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. After co-founding Buechner Filmproduktion, she was an artist in residence at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow, followed by post-graduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. A selection of her films includes: YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE (1996, in co-direction with Tobias Büchner), NEIGHBOURS OF THE KREMLIN (2004), TANJA ROCKS! (short, 2008), PERESTROIKA - RECONSTRUCTION OF A FLAT (2008), and FAMILY BUSINESS (2013).