Christine Repond was born in Basel in 1981 and lives in Munich. From 2002-2004 she attended several video and film classes at the School of Design in Bern and Basel. In 2004, she did a VJ internship at Tele Bärn, the local television station in Bern. From 2004-06 she studied feature film directing at the MHMK Munich from where she received her BA in 2007. Her first feature film, "Silberwald", garnered several awards.