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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.

Work Experience: 2015 - 2022
 

February 2022 

2D CLEAN UP ARTIST, The Line Animation

TBA

August 2021 - January 2022 

CHARACTER MODEL DESIGNER, Sun Creature

''The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe - season 2'' - Cartoon Network
(created by Eva Lee Wallberg and Christian Bøving-Andersen) 

Multiple episodes. Tasks included turnarounds, expression sheets, character design, special pose design and cleaning up preboard designs.

February - May 

2D CLEAN UP LEAD ARTIST, Sun Creature

''Legends of Runeterra: Guardians of the Ancient'' - Riot Games, League of Legends
''Legends of Runeterra: Rise of the Underworlds'' - Riot games, League of Legends

(dir. Mike & Payne)


2020

November

2D CLEAN UP ARTIST, The Line Animation 
Worked on ''Gorillaz Song Machine | Season One Episode Nine: The Lost Chord ft.
Leee John'' as a clean up artist.
(dir. Jamie Hewlett)

October

2D ANIMATOR, Zentropa 
Provided 2D animation as well as clean up for the teaser trailer of ''King Emma''
(dir. Stefan Pellegrini)

September

CONCEPT ARTIST, Copenhagen Bombay 

Created turnaround and expression sheets, TBA

August 2020 - August 2021

MEDICAL ILLUSTRATOR, Melatech  

Creating medical illustrations of melanoma on a cellular level. 

May
2D ClEAN UP ARTIST, Sun Creature 

Provided clean up, color and color detail for 'The Path, An Ionian Myth'' Spirit Blossom 2020 - Riot games, league of legends

(dir. Kenneth Ladekjær)

April
2D ANIMATOR, Dionysus Media 
Working on a 2D teaser for the project ''King Emma''
(dir. Stefan Pellegrini)

March

2D ANIMATOR, Rumpus Animation 
Provided idle animation for the game Battletoads - Dlala Studios 

2019/2020
LEAD ANIMATOR, The National Film School of Denmark
Assisting the director with her 2D frame-by-frame bachelorfilm during pre-production and supervised the animators during production of ''Yndlingsdatter''
(dir. Susi Haaning)

2019

2D CLEAN UP ARTIST, Sun Creature 
Assisting the team by cleaning up scenes for the animated documentary ''Flee''
(dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen)

2018

2D ANIMATOR, Third Ear

Working on 3 x 5 minute webisodes ''Worms Skat'' for the Dansih award winning podcast service as an animator
(dir. Claudia Bille Stræde)

2D ANIMATOR, Nexus Studio 

Animated on the 2D commercial ''#Takeonhistory - Wimbledon 2018''
(dir. Smith & Foulkes) 

2017

2D ANIMATOR, The Glow Animation Studio 

Produced rough animation under the supervison of the animation lead on the 2D feature film ''Buñuel en el Laberinto de las Tortugas''
(dir. Salvador Simó)

2D ANIMATOR, Late Love Productions 

Assisted with rough animation for the award winning 2d short film ''Egg''
(dir. Martina Scarpelli)

2016 - 2018

PRODUCTION MANAGER & 2D ANIMATOR, The Animation Workshop 

Managed 8 students throughout the preprodution and production of the award winning short film ''Vermine'' as well as animating on the film. 
(dir. Jérémie Becquer)

2015 - 2016

DRAWING TEACHER, Culture School of Viborg

Taught kids between the ages of 7-12 how to do various character designs and explore drawing techniques.


Education & Courses


2019 APRIL

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

2010

Life Drawing summer course