Malin Erixon is a director, animator and scriptwriter. She has studied at the Institute for Animated film at Konstfack – University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Sweden. She has also studied graphic design at Forsbergs School of Design and at Berghs School of Communications. For several years she worked in advertising, but now she mainly works with her own animated productions.
Malin’s films include Benjamin’s Flowers (2012), But You Are a Dog (2014) and Sleep Incidents (2016). Her films have been shown at festivals all over the world, like the Sundance Film Festival, Ottawa Animation Festival and Hiroshima Animation Festival. They have also been shown in other forums like Studion at The Modern Museum of Art in Stockholm. Her work has been nominated several times and won; in 2015 she was nominated for the Swedish Film Academy Award – Guldbagge – for best short film.
She has just completed an animated documentary series: SÄLLSKAPET – intervjuer ifrån alltings mittpunkt (THE ASSEMBLY – interviews from the middle of everything). All seven episodes will be shown at the festival.
She is now working on a new short film called Kikaren (The Spyglass). You can find out more at www.ganzanderes.com.