Clemens Baumeister was born in 1983 in Münster, Germany.
After graduading from technical high school, he studied for two semesters architecture at the University of Braunschweig followed by four semesters of arts at the University of Applied Science Hannover. During these studies he began working in camera and lightning departments at serveral productions for Ziegler Film, Sony Pictures Film, WDR.
Clemens has studied Cinematography at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and graduated in January 2011.
Next to his studies, he already started working as a DoP for commercials and shot a number of TV Commercials and feature films for TV and Cinema since.