Thomas Kaske was born in the G.D.R. After living in Nairobi, he studied Social and Cultural Anthropology and Film Studies. In 2013 he began to study Media Art and Media Design at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. During his M.F.A., he directed experimental short films. Since 2016 he has worked as a documentary producer under the umbrella of KaskeFilm. He is a General Assembly member of DOXBOX e.V and a member of D.A.E.