Kyne Uhlig was born in Cologne in 1970. She began to make her first video documentaries in 1990. From 1991 onwards, Kyne Uhlig studied at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn and completed her studies with Doctorate in Geography. Parallel to this, she worked for various feature film projects by Hellmuth Costard - as an actress and in the fields of sound and decor .She began to make factual animation films in 1995 and since then she worked for the "Show with the Mouse". Together with Nikolaus Hillebrand she founded the animationstudio "niky-bilder" in 2001. Their stopmotion production "GRÜN" was shown at the Berlinale 2007.
Kyne Uhlig and Nikolaus Hillebrand live and work in Cologne. They have three children together.