Jan Otto Ertesvåg
Jan Otto Ertesvåg (b. 1969) holds an MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art in London (1997). His films have been screened and awarded worldwide. After 12 years of animating and directing in a variety of animation styles in Oslo, he is now based in Aalesund on the northwest coast of Norway where he continues developing and producing his own abstract stories. He now makes both animated and live action films outdoors in the scenery. Over the recent years he has made a trilogy "from the shore", directing awareness towards lifeforms and civilization.