Cornelia Klauß was born in Dresden in 1962. After graduating in film studies from the Academy of Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg in the early 1980s, she worked at the DEFA studios and in television, while also starting on her first Super-8 films. In 1989, Klauß moved from East to West Berlin. From 1990-2002, she worked as a program director at the arthouse cinema Babylon, in Berlin. Since then, she has been active as a freelance author of documentary films and as a dramatic advisor and curator, including for the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film and for the Short Film Festival in Oberhausen.
|2009||Schnupfen im Kopf (Head Cold, doc., dramaturg)|
|2006||Unerkannt durch Freundesland (Icognito through the Socialist Brotherland, doc.)|
|2003||Pour l’amour du peuple (Aus Liebe zum Volk, doc., co-script)|
|1997||Die subversive Kamera (The Subversive Camera, doc., dir., TV)|