JURY PANEL 2021

TROND JACOBSEN

Best Animation Jury

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Trond Jacobsen is the director, producer and co-founder of Bivrost Film. Since 1995 he has directed feature films, animation and fiction TV-series for children.

 

As a producer and cinematographer of documentaries he has done both investigative journalism films, documentary series for children and Ilze Burkovska Jacobsens personal films portraying Latvian history and society trough strong characters – the last one “My Favorite War” won the Contrechamp award in Annecy 2020 as well as other prizes.  His greatest achievement as a director is winning an International Emmy Award for the animated children series about sexual abuse “My body belongs to Me”, together with the Norwegian national broadcaster NRK Super.