Klaus Knoesel was born in 1964 in Erlangen. After studying Theater, he worked as an assistant director in theaters in Berlin and Munich. From 1987-1992, he attended the Academy of Television & Film (HFF/M) in Munich, specializing in directing and producing feature films. He worked on the computer animation of Roland Emmerich's film Moon 44. He also directs commercials and video clips. His films include: Ein Tryptychon von Otto Dix (short, 1989), co-direction with Holger Neuhaeuser on the films Star Track - The Next Generation (short, 1990), Supermantas raeumen auf - und zwar gruendlich (1991), G.E.Z. - er kam aus dem Nichts (short, 1992), Die Vorboten Armageddons (short, 1992) and High Crusade - Frikassee im Weltraum (1994), as well as independent direction for Drei Tage Angst (TV, 1997), Doggydog - Eine total verrueckte Hundeentfuehrung (TV, 1998) and Rave Macbeth (2001).