Nora Fingscheidt was born in Braunschweig in 1983 and spent her childhood in Germany and Argentina. From 2003 onwards she supported the development of the self-organized film school filmArche in Berlin. At the same time, she completed her training as an acting coach with Sigrid Andersson. From 2008-2017, she studied Fiction Directing at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. Her graduation film, the full-length documentary WITHOUT THIS WORLD about a conservative Mennonite colony in Argentina, won the Max Ophüls Prize and First Steps Award in 2017. Her fiction debut SYSTEM CRASHER has already won several awards at script level. It also won the “Works in Progress” section at Les Arcs Film Festival.