Morten Moen

    • Associate Professor
  • Westerdals institutt for film og medier
  • School of Arts, Design and Media


Morten Moen is associate professor in Visual Effects at Kristiania University College and is the head of the BA in Visual Effects. He teaches compositing and production subjects at Westerdal's Institute for Film and Media.

Morten has a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Oslo and has worked with visual effects in the film industry in Norway since 2001. He started as one of the core staff on Norway's first full-length digitally animated film Free Jimmy and has since worked as compositor and VFX Supervisor on over 60 feature films, short films and TV series for Storm Studios, one of Norway's largest VFX studios . Among these are Max Manus, Halvbroren, Kon Tiki, Troll hunter and The 12th man.

In addition, he has contributed to hundreds of commercials. He has worked with directors such as Aksel Hennie, Per-Olav Sørensen, Harald Zwart, Joachim Rønning, Espen Sanderg, Tommy Wirkola, Iram Haq, Stefan Faldakken and Arild Andresen.

Morten has also written, directed and produced his own short films which have won awards at festivals abroad. During his career, he has given a number of talks and lectures at events in Norway and abroad and has been a driving force behind education in visual effects in Norway.

In 2015, he received the Amanda award for Best Visual Effects for his work on Captain Sabertooth and The Treasure of Lama Rama.

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