Ernst Kahl is a cartoonist, painter, musician and author. He was born in Schleswig-Holstein in 1949. He has published several books since 1984. His cartoons and picture stories were and are still published in Pardon, Konkret, Titanic, Kowalski, stern and natur, among others. His works are regularly published in the magazin DER FEINSCHMECKER and were distinguished by the Art Directors Club Germany. He was awarded the Bundesfilmpreis for his script for Detlev Buck’s movie Wir können auch anders. His short movie »Archie« was nominated for the German short film award. Kahl and his family live in Schwabstedt.