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Thorbjørn Christoffersen

Born 1978, Denmark. Graduated animator and illustrator at the Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. Began as a storyboarder at A. Film. Animated a number of commercials, among others, for Coca Cola and worked as a storyboarder on Disney's TV-series 'Tarzan'.

Directorial debut with the low budget 3D 'Terkel in Trouble' (2004), a festival and domestic box-office hit, and recipient of the Youth Award at Malmö BUFF. Co-director of the sci-fi spoof 'Journey to Saturn' (2008) and 'Ronald the Barbarian' (2011). 'Checkered Ninja' (2018) is his fourth feature film as a director and a continuation of the creative partnership with Anders Matthesen who co-directed the film.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Checkered Ninja 2018 Direction, Character design, Director: animation, Layout, Storyboard, Camera animation DK/Feature
The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear 2017 Storyboard, Design DK/Feature
Ronal Barbaren 2011 Direction, Voice, Screenplay, Dialogue director, Storyboard, Animator, 2D designs DK/Feature
Truth About Men 2010 Noller/Syrling (Zekaya), Animator DK/Feature
Olsen Gang gets polished 2010 Storyboard DK/Feature
Journey to Saturn 2008 Direction, General, Storyboard, 3D, Dialogue director, Additional set modeling, VFX, Additional lighting, Animation DK/Feature
The ugly duckling and me 2006 Storyboard supervisor, Assistant editor, Layout DK/Feature
Terkel i knibe 2004 Director, Art director, Storyboard artist, Set designer, Animator DK/Feature
The Fairytailer 2004 Storyboard assistant TV series

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Malmö Stads Barn och ungdosmfilmpris 2005 Malmö, BUFF 2005 Terkel i knibe
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019-11-15 Ternet Ninja
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2019-11-08 Ternet Ninja
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2019-10-29 Ternet Ninja
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2019-10-17 Ternet Ninja
Zürich Film Festival 2019-09-26 Ternet Ninja
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2019-06-10 Ternet Ninja
Transilvania International Film Festival 2019-05-31 Ternet Ninja
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2019-04-29 Ternet Ninja
Berlinale 2019-02-07 Ternet Ninja
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013-01-25 Ronal Barbaren
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2012-11-13 Ronal Barbaren
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2012-06-04 Ronal Barbaren
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2012-05-27 Ronal Barbaren
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2012-04-24 Ronal Barbaren
Beijing International Film Festival 2012-04-23 Ronal Barbaren
Brussels Int. Filmfestival of Fantasy,Thriller & Science Fiction Films 2012-04-05 Ronal Barbaren
SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic of Catalonia 2011-10-06 Ronal Barbaren
Warsaw International Film Festival 2009-10-10 Rejsen til Saturn
Austin Fantastic Fest 2009-09-24 Rejsen til Saturn
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2009-06-08 Rejsen til Saturn
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2008-11-07 Terkel i knibe
Discovery - Scotland's Int. Film Fest for Children & Young People 2006-09-23 Terkel i knibe
Seattle International Film Festival 2006-05-25 Terkel i knibe
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2005-09-15 Terkel i knibe
Sarajevo Film Festival 2005-08-19 Terkel i knibe
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2005-06-06 Terkel i knibe
Malmö, BUFF 2005-03-08 Terkel i knibe
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 2005-02-18 Terkel i knibe
Goa - Int. Film Festival of India 2004-11-29 Terkel i knibe
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2004-11-27 Terkel i knibe
Stockholm International Film Festival 2004-11-18 Terkel i knibe
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2004-11-04 Terkel i knibe
Warsaw International Film Festival 2004-10-07 Terkel i knibe
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2004-09-23 Terkel i knibe
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2004-08-20 Terkel i knibe
Cannes, Festival de 2004-05-12 Terkel i knibe
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2004-05-01 Terkel i knibe
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.