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Hisko Hulsing majored in painting and animation
at the art academy of Rotterdam in
His films Harry Rents a Room, Seventeen
and Junkyard were invited to numerous
festivals, such as Annecy, Palm Springs Film
Festival and theLondon Film Festival 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 official Dutch entries
for the Oscars.
Besides writing, directing, painting and animating
for his animated films, Hisko composes
the orchestral soundtracks for his own
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 creates comics which have been published
in Eisner and Zone 5300.
In 2012 Hisko Hulsing was invited by Disney
Studio’s, Dreamworks and Blue Sky Studio’s
to present his film Junkyard to the artists.
In 2013 Hisko made over 100 oilpaintings on
canvas to serve as backgrounds for the hybrid
live-action/animation documentary The
Last Hijack that premieres at the Berlin Film
Festival 2014.
Filmography as director:
Harry Rents a Room (1999)
Seventeen (2004)
MTV – Return of the Son of the Blob (2005)
Junkyard (2012)