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Wolfgang Lauenstein was born in 1962 and has been working with his twin-brother Christoph in stop-motion animation since 1980. In 1985, Wolfgang began studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg. Their films include: Die Freundin (The Girlfriend, 1980), Der Abstecher (The Sidetrip, 1984), Pithecanthropus Erectus (1986) and Balance, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short in 1989.