Tim Leborgne

Department Director, Professional Training/Open Workshop

Born from a French father and an American mother in New York in 1974, Tim graduated with a Master’s degree in social psychology from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.

In 1999, Tim had the good fortune of returning to one of his childhood passions, animation film, by working with Corinne Jenart and Marc Vandeweyer at Cartoon AEFA (the European Association for Animation Film, for four years, during which he participated in the creation and management of the European Training Network for Animation (ETNA) and to the organisation of numerous Cartoon Masters, Cartoon Movies and Cartoon Forums. Furthermore, he co-organised 3 editions of the yearly European Video Perspectives conference (PEVE) in collaboration with Screen Digest.

Since 2003, Tim has joined The Animation Workshop in Viborg as the director of its international Professional Training and Open Workshop (artist residencies) departments. Besides organising The Animation Workshop’s vocational animation/CG/VFX courses and master classes for European professionals, Tim runs the school’s talent development and independent production activities and takes part in the school’s work placement programme.

Phone: +4587554952