PERSONA




Name:   Henning Birkeland
Birth:     02/08 1977

ADR.:     Stokke, Norway

E-mail:

Work experience:
2015-2017 Teacher and head of the 3D department at Treider Fagskoler
2016-2017 Teacher in After Effects and InDesign at Bilder Nordic - School of Photography
2017 Teaching in 3D-printing at SoFI - School of Fashion Industry
2015 Modeling and texturing for the feature film "Knutsen & Ludvigsen og den fæle Rasputin"
2001-2015 Teacher and head of the 3D department at Idefagskolen
2012 Set modeling and texturing for the feature film "Pelle Politibil på Sporet"
2007 Creating digital Sets & Enviroments for the movie "Melvin"
2002-2006 3D modeler and 3D character designer for Inovani AS
2000 Graphic design and game development for Young-Gate
1998 Administration ass. in OPKLESK Setermoen military dep.
1996-1997. Drawing kitchen solutions for Mobalpa-Norge

Courses:
2011 Gnomon Master classes in visual effects winter 2011. Gnomon
2009 Live Action Integration workshop/ Eric Hanson & Greg Downing
2008 VFX Compositing in Shake workshop / Brian Conner
2007 3D Animation Masterclass / Kyle Balda
2007 Digital Sets Workshop / Eric Hanson & Greg Downing
2006 Photo Course at Idefagskolen 15 hours.
2006 Digital Sets and Enviroments workshop / Eric Hanson.
2005 Graphisoft ArchiCAD course by Arktis
2001 Autodesk's Maya Rendering course (Gent, Belgium)
2000 Autodesk's Maya Character animation course (Gent, Belgium)
2000 Autodesk's Maya Transition course (Gent, Belgium)
1998 Practical sale and marketing course by ROS.
1997 Military course for aministration assistens.

Education:
2000/01 Multimedia 2 (Maya) at Idefagskolen
1999/00 Multimedia at Idefagskolen
1993-96 EDB-allmenfag at Horten Videregående

Other commitments:
2017 Leader for NOKUT-comitte in Design, Communication and Technology..
2016 Participating Visual Effects advisor for NOKUT-comitte.
2011-2014 Board member Idefagskolen AS
2011 In the jury for Medieprisen in the category: Graphic design.
2010 Course instructor and organizer of ArchiCAD course.
2009 Course instructor and organizer of ArchiCAD course.
2008 Participating 3d graphics and Visual Effects advisor for NOKUT-comitte.
2007 Sensor "MMT330 Introduction to 3D graphics" for HiNT.
2007 Participating 3d graphics advisor for NOKUT-comitte.

Skills:
My main interest and workfield is 3D graphics, interior and architecture visualization, VFX and compositing, but I'm also into web design, Flash animation and basic game development. I have over 15 years experience in teaching computer software.

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, Komplett.no, Lemon, Leo Burnett, Mikron Tunsberg, Mobalpa-Norge, Mobalpa-Sverige, Natre, Norrønafly, Norsk Postforbund, Promed Pharma, Qvisten animasjon, QuickCollect, Reichhold, Resirk, Ringerike sykehus, Scandinavian Bunkering, Sæthren & Wraaman AS, Tolcon, Trainor, Utdanningsmagasinet Radiator, Wring Wrong Films, Wistex, Young-Gate.

The main software I use and teach:
Autodesk Maya
Autodesk Mudbox
Autodesk Motionbuilder
Autodesk MatchMover
Agisoft Photoscan
The Foundry Nuke
The Foundry Mari Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Flash
Adobe InDesign
Pixologic ZBrush
PTGui
Graphisoft ArchiCAD
Artlantis