Christina Voigt was born in Sangerhausen in former East Germany. She holds an MA in Visual Anthropology (FU Berlin) and a Diploma in Media Design (University of Applied Sciences Augsburg). Since 2003 she is working as a filmmaker, photographer, graphic designer, editor and curator. One of her focuses was Nepal where she has made 3 documentaries. The latest documentary »Beneath Everest - Nepal Reborn« (2010) that she made with Nepalese filmmaker Tulsi Bhandari, focuses on the Maoist insurgency that ravaged the country from 1996-2006.
Her work on social suffering has been strongly influenced by danish photographer Jacob Holdt (»American Pictures«), with whom she toured the Southern States of the US in 2007 and has collaborated with ever since.
Christina is one of the main founders of the first cooperative art cinema in Germany (Kino am Kocher, Aalen) and since 2003 Christina volunteers for »Govinda - children projects in Nepal«, supporting the organization with filmmaking, graphic design, and organizing.
She has worked for film composer Max Richter and Yulia Mahr as cinematographer and editor and clients such as Deutsche Grammophon, Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci, Nikolaisaal Potsdam, Musikfestspiele Frankfurt/Oder, Aalen Jazzfest, Einar-Schleef-Arbeitskreis Sangerhausen, LAGAYA e.V., BUND, Mousse T. Since 2012, Christina has worked as a lecturer for Film at the Berliner Technische Kunstschule.