Volker Schlecht works as an illustrator and filmmaker in Berlin. He studied communication design at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, and later on he taught at the animation department of the HFF Konrad Wolf Potsdam-Babelsberg. Currently he works as a professor of sequential illustration at the BTK University of Art and Design. Together with Alexandra Kardinar he founded their collaborative label Drushba Pankow in 2002. Schlecht was born 1968 in Radeberg.