Isa Prahl studied Graphic Design, then later Literature, Culture and Media Studies, followed by an MA at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Her first social spot ARMUT KENNT VIELE GESCHICHTEN won the 2010 Young Directors Award in Cannes. Since then, she has directed numerous award-winning commercials and music videos. Her short film AUSREICHEND brought her the First Steps Award in Germany. DIFFERENT KINDS OF RAIN is her feature debut, winner of the Best First Feature Award in Tallinn.