Ralf Kukula started to work as an animator at DEFA-Studio. In 1993, he founded Balance Film GmbH. With his voluntary work, for instance as a cofounder of Filmverband Sachsen, he contributes a crucial part to the German film industry.
Matthias Bruhn worked as a freelancing animator and director from 1992 to 1998. Since 1998 he is CEO (together with Richard Lutterbeck), Art Director and Director of TrickStudio Lutterbeck GmbH in Cologne. He directed over 25 short films, as well as TV-Specials, spot-productions & commercials.