From: Fredrikstad, Norway. LA Opera: the Digital Short The Zolle Suite (2021, debut).
Filmmaker and designer Kristian Pedersen graduated with an MA in Visual Communication from Bergen Academy of Art and Design. Working as a freelance animator and designer in Oslo, he has produced animated poetry films in collaboration with the small press Gasspedal, publishing house Gyldendal, and the National Library. Kristian has developed a distinct visual signature and narrative style, and his films have been featured at festivals for film, animation, literature and poetry film. He was awarded Goethe Institute's Film Prize at Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin, 2014.