Michael Schlingmann Click here to go back to the list of 2012 artists.

Michael Schlingmann moved to London from his native Germany in 1990. He has animated on many feature productions, such as The Thief and the Cobbler, Eldorado, Space Jam, Valiant and The Tale of Despereaux and has directed projects for Passion Pictures, Uli Meyer studios, Richard Purdum productions etc. He has been involved in storyboarding Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and Laika's Paranorman, and recently directed and animated the titles and two additional sequences for Aardman's new feature: The Pirates in an adventure with Scientists.
He has received one Moebius award, two Promax awards, a British advertising awards diploma and a Grand prix from the Holland animation festival. He lives in South London and keeps Chickens and Bees. Though not a Welshman, he is fond of leeks.