PERSONA




Name:   Henning Birkeland
ADR.:     Stokke, Norway

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


About me:
I'm a 43 years old 3D-generalist with 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 Høyskolen 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.

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, 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 3ds Max
Autodesk Mudbox
Pixologic ZBrush
Substance Painter
Substance Designer
Gaea
Unreal Engine
Marvelous Designer
Agisoft Metashape
The Foundry Nuke
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects
Adobe InDesign
PTGui
Graphisoft ArchiCAD