From 1987 through 1990, Ute von Münchow-Pohl worked for the Hahn-Film GmbH in Berlin, where she drew, amongst other projects, for the TV-series BENJAMIN BLÜMCHEN and the feature film WERNER – BEINHART (1990). Thereafter she left Berlin: she headed animation seminars in San José (Costa Rica) and, for Universal Pictures in London, and she animated the feature film AN AMERICAN TAIL: FIEVEL GOES WEST (1991). Up until the year 2002, she worked for TFC Trickompany in Hamburg on a large number of projects, including THE LITTLE PUNK (1992), OTTIFANTEN (1993) and FELIDAE (1994). She was the animation director of WERNER – EAT MY DUST!!! (1996) and PIPPI LONGSTOCKING (1998). In 2001, she directed her first feature film, KOMMANDO STÖRTEBECKER. From 1998 through 2004 she was a regular lecturer at the Animation School Hamburg. For the company Cartoon-Film in Berlin, she animated TOBIAS AND HIS LION (1999) and drew storyboards for LAURA’S STAR (2004) and THE LITTLE POLAR BEAR 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (2005). Ute von Münchow-Pohl directed the TV-series LITTLE DODO and a feature film of the same title (2008), for which she also contributed the script and the storyboard. She co-directed both feature films, LITTLE DODO and LAURA’S STAR AND THE DREAM MONSTER (2011) alongside the late Thilo Graf Rothkirch.

The first time Ute von Münchow-Pohl directed an Akkord Film production was in 2012, when she oversaw RAVEN THE LITTLE RASCAL with Sandor Jesse as co-director. Two years later, she directed RAVEN THE LITTLE RASCAL 2 – THE BIG RACE with Sandor Jesse. She is the stand-alone director of the animation feature film RABBIT SCHOOL - GUARDIANS OF THE GOLDEN EGG which had the World Premiere at Berlin International Film Festival and was screened at Giffoni Film Festival 2017. THE ELFKINS is her most recent film.