Maïté Schmitt was born in a little town near Strasbourg in France but close to the german border. With her brother, she grew up in family full of pets. Her dogs and cats were always a great source of inspiration. She loves to draw them and make them characters in the stories she creates. She loves old animation movies and so after her high school diploma, she moved to Nantes to study 2d animation. There she made her first animated short film. Wanting to learn more about animation directing, she came back to the East. And this time,sheI settle down in Germany where she studied at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. There she worked on A priori a short film, which combines two things she loves, books and bats. Reading is one of her favorite hobbies. After graduating, she began to work as a freelancer for illustration and animation projects.