Thomas Kaske was born 1984, in the countryside close to Berlin. After living in Nairobi for a while, he decided to study Social and Cultural Anthropology and Film Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. Since 2008 he worked for the MA Visual and Media Anthropology at FU Berlin. After specializing himself in Visual Anthropology he started to fall in love with documentary filmmaking.
In 2013 he began to study Media Art and Media Design at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. During his M.F.A. he directed and produced experimental short films. After his studies, he started to work as a Junior Producer and Archive Researcher for the Berlin-based companies Ilanga Films and Molly Aida.
Since 2016 he works as an independent Director and Producer.