Michaela Müller was born in St. Gallen (Switzerland). In 1998, she completed her studies as a drawing and handicraft teacher at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. In 2009, she did a Master’s in animation and new media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. Miramare, her animation film painted on glass, won 18 international awards and was screened at more than 100 film festivals. It also received the QUARTZ Swiss Film Award for best animation picture in 2011.