Britta Wandaogo was born in 1965 in Unna, Germany. She studied communication design and photojournalism at the University of Wuppertal from 1990 till 1995. In 1998 she postgraduated in documentary films at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne.
In her documentary films Britta is dealing with subjects that she finds in her very close environment. This automaticially includes a very personal and strong involvement on the filmmakers part. It is that certain privacy that at the same time is never getting too close which gives the observer a unique insight into the protagonists lifes and makes Britta Wandaogos films a memorable expierience.