Hisko Hulsing

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Hisko Hulsing majored in painting and animation at the art academy of Rotterdam in 1995.

His films Seventeen and Junkyard were invited to numerous festivals and won many awards, including the Grand Prize at the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the Audience Award at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film.

Both Seventeen and Junkyard were the official Dutch entry for the Oscars.

Besides writing, directing, painting and animating for his animated films, Hisko composes the orchestral soundtracks for his own films.

Hisko made illustrations and storyboards for over 100 advertising- and production companies such as Saatchi & Saatchi and Czar. He directed and animated television leaders for MTV and Dutch broadcasting companies and created comics and illustrations for several newspapers.

In 2012 Hisko Hulsing was invited by Disney Studio’s and Dreamworks to present his film Junkyard to the artists.

In 2014 Hisko Hulsing and his team of animators made large animated sequences for Cobain: Montage of Heck, the first authorized documentary about Kurt Cobain, directed by Brett Morgen. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and has been theatrically released by Universal Pictures worldwide.

Hisko Hulsing directed and production designed Undone, an animated series for adults for Amazon Prime and Michael Eisner’s Tornante, written by Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg.