From 1989 to 1994 Katja von Garnier studied Direction at the HFF - the University for Television and Film - in Munich. The German director and screenwriter now lives in Hollywood with her family.
"Journal, idea book, first ideas for a script and memories still keep streaming from hand to paper. Not only for nostalgic reasons, but also because these processes deserve sensuality, which is - as much as I love them - withheld from the good old Imac and, eventually, the ballpoint pen, as well. And so, I listen carefully to the "pop", when opening the cap of my fountain pen, remembering my childhood days when I had ink smeared fingers, and I am so glad to have the ink streaming directly onto the paper, now without assistance from my finger tips..."