Christian Ryltenius started his career at the Swedish studio Penn Film AB, where he worked on the feature film The Journey to Melonia (1989). He studied classical animation at Sheridan College in Canada, before returning to Pennfilm as an animator. From 1995, Christian worked abroad on different projects including Space Jam (1996) and Quest for Camelot (1998), before returning home and launching Sluggerfilm in 2004. In 2008 he was animation director on Tarik Saleh’s Metropia. Recently he directed two feature films about Bamse, which proved to be two of the most successful Swedish animated features of all time. Christian Ryltenius is currently directing the animated feature Pelle Svanslös, which will be released December 2019, which he will present in the New Nordic Animation Forum, Saturday Night at Litteraturhuset.