Name:   Henning Birkeland
ADR.:     Stokke, Norway


Employment: Assistant professor at H yskolen Kristiania Westerdals and owner of Birkeland Multimedia

About me:
I'm a 46 years old 3D-generalist with over 20 years experience in teaching 3D-graphics and 3D-softwares. I was involved in starting Norway's first creative 3d-education at Idefagskolen in 2001, and since then I have taught at several schools such as Idefagskolen, Treider Fagskoler, Bilder Nordic and now Westerdals H yskolen Kristiania. I have always been intereseted in keeping my knowledge up to date and have participated in a lot of workshops, masterclasses ad courses in my field.

In 2024 I published the book 3D-grafikk - fra geometri til realisme together with my colleagues Ivar Kjellmo and Sigbjorn Galaaen.

My main interest and workfield is 3D graphics, interior and architecture visualization, VFX and compositing, but I'm also into web design, animation and basic game development.

Some of the clients I have worked for:
Aqua Fence, Asko Hvitevarer, BBS, Bambuz Design, Bang & Olufsen, Borge, Citybag, ClassWare / Sonans NettGymnas, Danielsen Underholdning, Elopak, Esso, Flytoget, Frank Beck, Garanti, Guard Systems, Hydro, Idefagskolen, Inovani, Inpoc, Jotun, Norsk Kiropraktorforening,, Lemon, Leo Burnett, Mikron Tunsberg, Mobalpa-Norge, Mobalpa-Sverige, Natre, Norr nafly, Norsk Postforbund, Promed Pharma, Qvisten animasjon, QuickCollect, Reichhold, Resirk, Ringerike sykehus, Scandinavian Bunkering, S thren & Wraaman AS, Tolcon, Trainor, Utdanningsmagasinet Radiator, Wring Wrong Films, Wistex, Young-Gate.

The main software I use and teach:
Autodesk Maya
Autodesk 3ds Max
Autodesk Mudbox
Pixologic ZBrush
Substance Painter
Substance Designer
Unreal Engine
Marvelous Designer
Agisoft Metashape
The Foundry Nuke
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects
Adobe InDesign
Graphisoft ArchiCAD