Anne Wild was born in 1967 in Bielefeld. She studied German Literature, Philosophy and Art History at the University of Freiburg from 1986-1988, followed by Acting from 1988-1992 at the Academy of Music and Applied Arts in Stuttgart. In 1994, she worked in New York as a production assistant for advertisements, music videos and feature films. She has also done text writing for advertising agencies in Hamburg and Berlin, and has participated in numerous screenplay seminars. In 1999, together with Stefan Daehnert, she received the first Baden-Wuerttemberg Script Prize for What to do in case of fire? (Was tun, wenn's brennt, 2001). Her other films include Nachmittag in Siedlisko (2000), Ballet Was Canceled (Ballett ist ausgefallen, 2001), her feature debut My First Miracle (Mein erstes Wunder, 2001), and Hansel and Gretel (Haensel und Gretel, 2006).