character designer

Award-winning character designer Torsten Schrank is well known for his work on Netflix’s ‘KLAUS’, for which he won the Annie Award and Concept Art Award in 2020. With over twenty years of experience within the animation industry, Torsten has a lot of insights that we can’t wait for him to share at The Art Department Berlin 2023!

Torsten earned a Bachelor of Traditional Animation at the Film University HFF ‘Konrad Wolf’ in Potsdam, Germany. After his graduation, he trained himself in workshops like ‘Acting for Animators’ with Ed Hooks and Training Programs like ‘Character Animation’ at the former Walt Disney Feature Animation Paris. His personal mentor was Borja Montoro.

Since then he has been working as Character Designer for several animated feature films, TV-Series, commercials and games worldwide.