Reinhard Klooss studied Comparative Literature in Marburg and London before he started working as a freelance writer for radio, print and television media. He entered the film industry in 1986. He has participated as a producer, author and director on over 20 German and international movies, including GO TRABI GO (1991), COMEDIAN HARMONISTS (1997), ASTERIX AND OBELIX VS CAESAR (1999), and BUFFALO SOLDIERS ((2002). He was part of the General Management of Bavaria Film, Studio Babelsberg, and Odeon Film before he joined Constantin Film in 2006. After IMPY'S ISLAND (2006) and IMPLY'S WONDERLAND (2008), ANIMALS UNITED is his third CGE animation movie as writer, producer and diretor.