Hi! My name is Maria, and I am a Danish animator, specialized in 2d animation and character design for animated entertainments and arts. I required a Bachelor of Arts in Character Animation from The Animation Workshop in 2018 and have professional experience in both feature film, short film, commercial and web episodes.
LEAD ANIMATOR, The National Film School of Denmark
2019 OCT - 2020 FEB
''Yndlingsdatter'' (dir. Susi Haaninger)
Assisting Susi by helping her define and test the style of animation in her 2D frame by frame animated bachelorfilm during pre-production. In production I supervise the animators in order to achieve a cohesive style and finish the animation on time.
CLEAN UP ARTIST, Sun Creature
2019 MAY - 2019 OCT
''Flee'' (dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen)
Assisting the team by cleaning up scenes for the animated documentary ''Flee''
2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR, Third Ear
2018 AUG - 2018 NOV
''Worms Skat'' (dir. Claudia Bille Stræde)
Animated, cleaned up and colored together with the animation supervisor 3 x 5 minute webisodes for the Danish award winning podcast service ''Third Ear''.
2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR, Nexus Studio
2018 APRIL - 2018 MAY
''#Takeonhistory - Wimbledon 2018'' (dir. Smith & Foulkes)
Animated the intro shot for the McCann London and Wimbledon commercial, produced at Nexus Studio and provided additional background animation.
2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR, The Glow Animation Studio
2017 AUG - 2017 DEC.
''Buñuel en el Laberinto de las Tortugas'' (dir. Salvador Simó)
Worked closely under the supervision of the animation lead on the feature film, producing rough animation.
2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR, Late Love Productions
''Egg'' (dir. Martina Scarpelli)
Assisted with rough animation for the award winning 2d short film.
PRODUCTION MANAGER & 2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR, Bachelor Film
SEP. 2016 - JAN. 2018
''Vermine'' (dir. Jérémie Becquer)
Production managed 8 students throughout preproduction and production of the award winning student short film as well as functioning as an animator.
DRAWING TEACHER, Culture School of Viborg
AUG. 2015 - AUG. 2016
Teaching kids age 7-12 how to do various character designs and explore drawing techniques.
2D CHARACTER ANIMATOR, Kasa Studio
''Drops'' (dir. Karsten Kjærulf Hoop)
Provided the short film with rough animation doing in internship as well as assisted with traditional clean up on paper.
Education & Courses
Professional 4 week long 2d Clean-up Workshop,
Sun Creature, in association with ANIS - WeAnimate
2014 - 2018
Bachelor in Character Animation,
The Animation Workshop
2012 - 2013
Holbæk Folk Art School semester course
Life Drawing summer course