Thomas Bünger was born in Frankfurt in 1991. He took up filmmaking at the early age of ten. An apprenticeship as a media designer for images and sound was his stepping stone into the film business. Upon successful completion of his training in 2013 he first worked as an editor and motion graphics artist, and later founded his company Wave Pictures Filmproduktion where he works as a cinematographer and lighting technician. His company received the Media-StartUp award at Filmschau Baden-Württemberg in 2015. He continues to indulge his passion for scenic storytelling by making short films which he submits to various festivals.