Tanja Godlewsky was born in 1972 in Bergisch Gladbach. From 1994 on, she studied at the FH Köln, completing her pre-diploma in May 1996 (“How to create a hit” record industry research based on the example “LovePlanet”). She completed her diploma in July 1999 (short film “Luzie: Das war ich nicht”). From 1994 to 1998 she endured practical training at several advertising-, promotion agencies and film production companies. Her freelance roles include: casting and location-scout, multimedia designer, styling- and property master assistant at several photo- and film productions, multimedia producer for RTLnews.de (01/1997 – 08/1999), and Internet design for Rotblau (08/2000 – 03/2001). In March 2000 she founded Mair u.a., a company for advisory, concept and design in Köln.