Larissa Trueby studied Theater Sciences, English and German Language Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich before enrolling at the University of Television & Film in Munich to study Documentary Film and Television Journalism. After her studies, she gained professional experience at several production companies in Germany and Australia, including at X Filme Creative
Pool. She worked for many years in the team of Tom Tykwer where she also produced and directed various ‘making ofs’ of his films. Her films include: Frühstück (short, 1995), Unlabeled – Young British Artists (documentary, 1997), Zweitausend (short, 2000), Free Falling (documentary 2004), and Glücksformeln (2010).