Charlotte "Lotte" Reiniger was born on the 2nd of June, 1899, in Berlin. The girl was interested in arts and theatre. As a child she had her own theatre which she had created herself and which was made on the example of Chinese theaters of shadows. When Charlotte was a teenager she managed to join the cast of Theatre of Max Reinhardt where she helped with creating the scenery and costumes. Having a great artistic talent, Charlotte started drawing and carving the figures of the actors and actresses from the cast where she worked. Soon her creativity was noticed by the director and he used the figures for his film titles. Later on the girl attended the Institute of Cultural research where she got acquainted with her future collaborator and husband whose name was Carl Koch. The artist’s style was later laid in the basis of all the contemporary animation. Charlotte died in 1981, when she was eighty-two.
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✎ Family, Mom, Dad, Wife & Husbands, kids
Father: Lotte’s father’s name was Carl.
Mother: Lotte’s mother’s name was Eleonore Lina.
Siblings: Lotte did not have brothers or sisters.
Husbands and kids: Lotte was married to Carl Koch. He was a patinter who worked in the style of avant-garde.
✎ Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship
Sexual orientation: straight.
There is no information about her possible dates.
✎ Lotte Reiniger Money, Net Worth
Her net worth is not known.
✎ Houses & Cars
Place of living: Lotte lived in Berlin and later had to shift to London. Before that they had to immigrate from country to country.
Cars: the brand of her car is not known.
✎ Misc Questions
Why did the married couple have to immigrate?
It was the time of the ruling of Nazi party, so Carl, Lotte’s husband was made to create films to propagate the power of their regime. He created one of the films under the pressure of the party. The film was named ‘The Golden Goose’.
What was Lotte’s creativity based on?
Lotte created animated films on the basis of fairy-tales. Factually, she aimed her creations to kids’ public, but they were interesting to adults as well.
Whet was the last work created by Lotte?
She made the project which was named ‘The Rose and the Ring’. It was released in 1979.
✎ Interesting and Fun Facts:
- When her husband died she refused to work for ten years.
- She read lectures on cartoon making.
- She used black paper to create her images.
- She was one of the first animators to use colors in her films.