Katrin Rothe was born in East Germany. 1990 she moved to Berlin and studied ‚fine art -experimental filmmaking’ at the University of Art Berlin and CSM London. After she founded Karotoons, a Berlin Label who produced animations for TV and internet. Since 2003 she is working as an freelance film-director.
In all her works she combines animation with other genres, preferably feature length documentaries on social issus.