Patchwork Dog has a problem: he has fleas! Will the Patchwork Pals find a way to help
Angela Steffen was born in Dannenberg, Germany in 1979. She lived in Ras Tanura, Saudi-Arabia until the Gulf War in
1990 when the family moved back to Germany. After some basic studies in Graphic Design she continued studying
animation from 2001 to 2002 at the Animation-School-Hamburg, and then at the Institute of Animation, Filmakademie
Baden-Württemberg, graduating in 2009. Whilst at the Filmakademie she developed a personal and poetic style
culminating in „Lebensader“, her diploma film.
Since the end of her studies Angela Steffen works as an independent director and animator at Studio FILM BILDER in
Stuttgart. Her series „Patchwork Pals“ has been sold world wide to 26 broadcasters, such as RBB, BBC, Canal+ and
Amazon. In 2014 the „Patchwork Pals“ won the prize for „Best Preschool Series“ at the Cartoons on the Bay Festival in
Venice, the „Award for the best TV series“ at Expotoons in Buenos Aires and in 2017 it was awarded with the highest
value of the german film-and media rating agency (FBW).