Trollywood Animation Festival

Speakers 2022

 We are really proud of all the speakers that will join us this year. 

Petrit Gora

Petrit Gora was born in 1990 in the capital city of Kosovo, Pristina. He studied Graphic Design in the Academy of Fine Arts at the

Stina Wirsén

For as long as I remember, I have been drawing and making up stories. My sister and I loved when our mother read to us,

Frederick Howard

Frederick Howard holds degrees from both Westerdals School of Arts, Communication and Technology, and The Norwegian Film School. He has previously worked as Head of

Ansgar Massmann

Ansgar Maßmann started out his career as a freelancer in illustration, drawing and animation. Education included meeting some of the world’s leading animation instructors including Glenn

Emma de Swaef and Marc Roels

Directing duo Emma de Swaef and Marc James Roels make up one of the most exciting contemporary directorial voices of today’s animation scene. Together they

Paloma Baeza

British director and actress Paloma Baeza is a graduate of the National Film and Television School, where her work predominantly developed the stop motion puppeteered

Nikki Lindroth von Bahr

Director Niki Lindroth Von Bahr is a master craftswoman who makes puppets and sets by hand and brings stories to life through the technique of

Lucy Izzard

Lucy Izzard

Lucy is the Creator and Series Director of Aardman’s preschool series The Very Small Creatures, a spin-off series from the studio’s hugely popular Morph series, commissioned by Sky

Anneli Heed

Anneli Heed – Voice Actor Known for her ability to work in a multitude of different voices and accents. Continuously heard in both Swedish and

Torbjörn Alström

Torbjörn Alström Studied acting at Dell’arte international School in CA, USA. The specialty is masked theater and clown. He was part of several productions after

Luis Cataldi

Luis Cataldi, Lead Evangelist for Quixel, Epic Games Luis Cataldi has been working in the computer graphics industry for over 22 years in various roles

Midhat Ajanovic

Ajan (Midhat Ajanovic) is an author and film teacher born in Sarajevo (Bosnia) in 1959. Since 1994 he is living in Gothenburg (Sweden) where he

Killmonday Games

Natalia Martinsson, Co-Founder & Game Designer Natalia started creating games in 2012 together with husband Isak Martinsson. Since then they have created a few free

Nikolai Lockertsen

Nikolai Lockertsen is a concept artis, illustrator and animator based in Norway. He has worked in the film industry for over 20 years, including a

Rickard Germundsson, Haymaker FX

Rickard Germundsson is a producer at Haymaker in Gothenburg. He is a local resident from Trollhättan, which is where he first started working in the

Christian Ryltenius

Christian Ryltenius started his career at the Swedish studio Penn Film AB, where he worked on the feature film The Journey to Melonia (1989). He

Janne Vierth

Janne Vierth has been writing for film, television and radio since 1999. He writes mainly for children. Animation of all sorts, puppets, live action; it’s

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