Alina Yklymova, born in 1990 in Meiningen on the territory of the former USSR, grew up in Turkmenistan, raised in Hessen, Germany.
Studied Motion Pictures and Leadership in Creative Industries. Later, she lived and worked independently in Berlin on various film and art projects, studied Directing at Filmarche e.V.
Since 2017, she has been studying Directing (diploma) at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, exploring the possibilities of experimental storytelling in narrative film.