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Jakob Hjort Jensen

Jakob Hjort Jensen has been working in the animation industry for over 25 years for DreamWorks Animation, Walt Disney Animation and Imagi Animation where he acted as the Animation Director on the theatrical release "Astro Boy." A native of Copenhagen, Denmark, Jensen started his career in animation at the age of 17. Jensen worked as an assistant ... See full bio »

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The Croods Animation Department
How to Train Your Dragon Animation Department
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Animation Department
The Croods: A New Age Animation Department


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 2022 Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (supervising animator) (post-production)
 2020 The Croods: A New Age (head of character animation)
 2019 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (supervising animator)
 2018 Bird Karma (Short) (animator)
 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 (animator)
 2015/II Home (animator - as Jakob Jensen)
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (supervising animator)
 2013 The Croods (animation supervisor) / (character lead animator: Guy)
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 (animator: 2D sequence production)
 2010 Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (TV Short) (supervising animator)
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (supervising animator: "Hiccup")
 2010 Astro Boy vs. The Junkyard Pirates (Video short) (animation director)
 2010 The RRF in New Recruit (Video short) (animation director)
 2009 Astro Boy (animation director) / (supervising animator)
 2007 Enchanted (animator - as Jakob Jensen)
 2006 Flushed Away (supervising animator)
 2006 Over the Hedge (character designer)
 2005 Madagascar (animator)
 2004 Shark Tale (animator)
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (lead supervising animator: "Sinbad")
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (supervising animator: "Spirit")
 2000 The Road to El Dorado (animator: "Tulio")
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (animator: "Moses")
 1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (animator)
 1995 Balto (additional animator)
 1994 Asterix in America (assistant animator)
 1993 The Jungle Creature: Hugo (assistant animator - as Jakob Hjort)
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