Born in 1978, Thorbjørn Christoffersen is a graduated animator and illustrator at the Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. He began as a storyboarder at A. Film. He animated a number of commercials, among others, for Coca Cola and worked as a storyboarder on Disney's TV-series TARZAN. His directorial debut was the low budget 3D TERKEL IN TROUBLE (2004), a festival and domestic box-office hit, and recipient of the Youth Award at Malmö BUFF. He is a co-director of the sci-fi spoof JOURNEY TO SATURN (2008) and RONALD THE BARBARIAN (2011). CHECKERED NINJA (2018) is his fourth feature film as a director and a continuation of the creative partnership with Anders Matthesen who co-directed the film.
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