Jan Thüring was born in Aachen, Germany in 1971. He studied Graphic Design and graduated in 1994. Around the same time he started creating several comics, which were published in magazines and fanzines like Moga Mob, Schattenseiten, Panel and Filmriss. He also worked for the German edition of MAD magazine. In 1997 he started studying animation at the Filmacademy in Baden-Württemberg. He created the hit-animation 'Endstation: Paradies', an adaptation of a comic by P'ti Luc.