Born in 1993 nearby Cologne, Kai started studying directing at ifs – international film school Cologne in 2015.
Since 2014 he writes and directs Europe’s number one award winning LGBT-web series „KUNTERGRAU“.
From 2016 to 2018 he was scholarship holder of a performance scholarship awarded by MMC Movies GmbH.
In 2018 he graduated ifs with his feature length drama „LABEL ME“ – funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW (film foundation NRW).
LABEL ME was screened at festivals worldwide (e.g. Outfest, Raindance) and won multiple awards including the Max Ophüls Preis.
The third season of his web series KUNTERGRAU was nominated for a Grimme-Award in 2021 (German equivalent of the Emmys).