Esben Toft Jacobsen

Esben Toft Jacobsen has a background in computer games and has been working as an animation director/creator since he graduated from a film school in 2006.

His primary focus is projects for children and young adults. He has experience in scriptwriting, worldbuilding, and design for animation and live action. Esben has created and co-written two animated feature films, The Great Bear (2011) and Beyond Beyond (2014), one animated TV series, Kiwi & Strit (2016), and worked on the live action Netflix show The Rain as creator and visual supervisor. Currently, he is writing and developing new animated shows.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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