Kathrin Steinbacher (1989, Salzburg) is an Austrian illustrator/animator currently based in London. She graduated with First Class Honours Degree in BA Illustration Animation at Kingston University London and MA Animation at Royal College of Art. Her films Freedom (2017) and The Woman Who Turned Into a Castle (2018) have been screened at festivals around the world. Before this, she studied Art and Design at Kingston University and worked as a graphic designer in Austria. Kathrin finds depth in the vast variety of people, opinions and cultures by using narrative with documentary approaches as an essential component throughout her work, exploring it in its different forms and mediums.