Katrin Gebbe was born in 1983. She began her film career by shooting short and experimental films at the Academy of Visual Arts and Design (The Netherlands) and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (USA). In 2006 she completed her studies with a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communications and began a Masters program in Directing at the Hamburg
Media School, graduating in 2008. Active as a freelance director for fiction films and commercials, her award-winning films include: the shorts RAIN (2006), KOI (2006), INVITATION (2008), DAFFODILS (2008), DOVES OF PEACE (doc, 2008), SORES & SIRIN (2008), KICK IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL (commercial, 2010), BILDER MIT KATZE (music video, 2011), her feature debut NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN (2013) which premiered in Cannes' Un Certain Regard, and her latest feature PELICAN BLOOD (2019).