Jasper Philipp Mielke was born in Ratzeburg in the north of Germany. After completing the A-level, he studied Applied Media Economics in 2004 at the Mittwaida University of Applied Sciences. In 2007 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. From 2006 until 2010 he worked, beginning as a trainee and later in a permanent position, as a production manager and producer for avanti media Film- and TV-Production Company based in Berlin. During that time, he worked at the ARTE documentary series „Into the night...“ and other documentary films for German Public Broadcasts Services. Since October 2010 he studied film production focused on International Producing at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. During that time he realized different Shortfilms and Documentaries as a producer. He produced the film „The Humanitarians“ that won the prestigious First Steps Award 2014. In August 2014 he took part at the Hollywood Workshop UCLA Extension Program in Los Angeles. In 2015 he established the production company 'Wood Water Films' in Berlin and Mannheim with his two fellow students Karoline Henkel and Arto Sebastian. He graduated as a Filmproducer with the focus on International Producing in April 2016 with the feature-length film „Snowblind"“.