Andrea Thiele was born in 1976 in Munich and graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Mass Communication. She then studied at the University of Television and Film in Munich, where she majored in Documentary Filmmaking. Her films include: PARADISE ISLAND (2005), WANTED – WHO MURDERED DEREK? (2008), PRIVATE EYES (2010), WHEN THE EARTH IS SHAKING (2010), and AND WHO TAUGHT YOU TO DRIVE? (2012).