Kris Mergan

Studies

1976-1980: Graphic Arts and animation at SintLukas Brussels
1983-1997: 2D and 3D computer-animation at Alias Research Toronto, Softimage Paris, Wavefront Ghent, Kinetix Brussels

Professional from Stone-age to now

1980: Studio Hugoké

1980: Studio Geinaert Grafiek

1981: Somofilm

1983: Grafis

1983: Face Design

1983: Face Computer Applications (FCA)

1985: Intersys

1985: Digital Art

1989: Mediason Group Productions

1993: Trix

1995: Production Cie Mergans Telewerk

1996: LBO

1997: Movida

1998: MF-Productions

1999: Trots

2000: WEB-productions

2000: Bal Gehakt

2001: Canal Grande

2002: The Framed Pony’s vzw

2002: Wennekens Multimedia

2003: Digitaal Geweld

1995-till now: Mergans Telewerk

310 animationfilms, 236 minutes

35 free animation-projects

110 animated TV-program-openers

6 TV-stations: house-style

House-style for companies: NMBS, Belgacom, Universal Music…

112 commercials in 2D- or 3D-animation, ride-movies, internet-animations and screen-savers

25 exhibitions on international festivals – 40 magazine-covers, -illustrations, -articles.

21 awards and nominations – 14 x item on radio/TV

Acting for fiction/animationfilm

Design of toys (Universal Music, NMBS)

25 Awards / Nomination

 

Rednose Rabbit in “The Reproduction of Species”:

Pixel-Prize INA IMAGINA - Monaco1989
PARIGRAPH - Paris 1989
SIGGRAPH USA - Boston 1989

TV-programme-opener "Tijd is Geld" (BRTN):

Pixel-Prize INA IMAGINA - Monaco 1990
DIGIGRAPH (IMAGINA) - Brussels 1990
US Television Festival 1993

"Candy Darling":

New York Short Film Festival, USA 2009
European Independent Film Festival, Paris 2009
The 2009 Mar del Plata Short Film Festival
The Short Film Festival of Los Angeles, 2009
The San Francisco Short Film Festival, 2009

"Goed Nieuws":

ANIMA 2010 Brussels, Ghent
Vesak - Buddhist Filmfestival Sri Lanka 2010
Int. Kortfilmfestival Leuven Belgium, 2010
Animabasauri7-Animabasque Bilbao, 2011
18e Intern. Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart, 2011
13th Computer Space 2011, Computer Art Sofia

 

Teaching

From 1996 teaching animation at LUCA, campus SintLukas Brussels;

Guest-professor at Bologna, Venezia, Roma,
L' Aquila, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Madrid, Léon, Bratislava, Utrecht, Breda, Porto, Tallinn, Lissboa, Köln, Budapest

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