“And I’m still carrying the gift you gave, it’s a part of me now, it’s been cherished and saved, it’ll be with me unto the grave and then unto eternity.” (Bob Dylan)
Andreas Hykade was born in 1968 in Altoetting. From 1988-1990 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, followed by studies at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Film Academy from 1992-1995. Since 1992 he has been working as a freelance filmmaker and since 2000 as a professor of Animation at the School of Arts and Design Kassel. His films include: The King is Dead (1990), We Lived in Grass (1995), Ring of Fire (2000), Tom & the Slice of Bread with Strawberry Jam & Honey(series, since 2003), The Runt (2006), The Bunjes (2007), and Love & Theft (2010) among others.