MORTEN THORNING, General Director, The Animation Workshop
Morten Thorning is the general director of The Animation Workshop. He has been a leading force behind the dynamic institution from the very beginning in 1989. Morten is dedicated to the development of European animation into an international player that can truly compete with both the American and Asian scenes.
Morten is a free thinker. He believes in creating the optimal basis for personal and professional growth. His main philosophy is to combine high level creativity with intense discipline, thus paving the way for better quality.
When he’s not working, Morten composes music and plays percussion for his band The Artems.
Creating Animators for the Future
Morten Thorning gives a presentation about the cutting edge animation institution that he has led for more than 20 years. The Animation Workshop is an internationally renowned centre of knowledge and development for animation (and related) professions and businesses. By focusing on specialised educations and courses, The Animation Workshop dedicates itself to the development of all aspects of the profession – both artistically and commercially. This means that The Animation Workshop is dedicated to creating the best thinkable social settings, production facilities and information for talent to develop. Morten Thorning will present the institution, the philosophy behind the success and the educations and courses that it offers – among these the Computer Graphic Art-line that helps students develop skills, mindset and discipline to make a lasting impression on animation, computer games, apps etc.