Barbara Ott was born in 1983. After spending time in New Zealand, she completed internships at numerous film production companies. From 2004-2006, she worked as a freelance director's assistant and stage props manager for numerous commercials as well as TV and feature films. She studied at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg from 2006-2013 and graduated with SUNNY (2013). Her other films include: DER VERLORENE SOHN (2005), VOGEL.TOT (2009), and BEELZEBUB (2010).