Caroline Elias studied literature and politics in Paris from 1985-1990. She then worked as a volunteer for the radio broadcast »Freies Berlin« and at »France Culture« and »Cahiers du Cinéma« before working as radio editor, journalist and production director for »ORB«, »ARTE«, »Canal+« and »Radio Canada«. She has been an authorized instructor at the Film School »Konrad Wolf« and other local universities since 2002. Caroline Elias is currently preparing her doctorate in Media Studies. She has worked as interpreter since 1994, amongst other things for the Berlinale and the French Film Days in Tübingen.