Born in 1980 in Freiburg. Krause studied film at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg and has since worked as a producer and director. As a director he has shown his films at numerous international festivals and has been awarded various prizes. In 2016, he founded the production company Fünferfilm together with Frank Scheuffele. With its repertoire of artistic and unconventional documentaries, features and short films, Fünferfilm has established itself as an emerging production company in Germany.