Kathi Kaeppel (b. 1977) is a German animation director and illustrator based in Berlin. She works in a variety of media including illustration, animation, creative direction, and installation. Kathi uses various techniques such as acrylic paint, drawing, papercutting and animation, both analog and digital. Besides working freelance Kathi teaches at art academies.
As a co-founder of monogatari Kathi has worked as comic artist, character designer and illustrator for books, magazines and exhibitions. She has created many animated music videos for bands, such as Wir sind Helden, animated series, and short films that were awarded and screened around the world.
Currently she is working on the children's book "Manca" (2013) and prepares a new installation.