Gina Wenzel was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. After receiving her degree in social education, she took several internships working for different theatre companies in Germany and England. She later began working for the media institute in Wuppertal (“Medienprojekt Wuppertal”) as a freelance documentary filmmaker, specialising in social issues.
She started to study "film and sound" at the University of Applied Science and Art in Dortmund. 2016 she passed her second bachelor degree and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in screenwriting and directing at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne (“KHM”). Her short films have been invited to over 150 film festivals worldwide and have won numerous awards.