Erin Handegard studied animation at the University College of Volda and runs her own studio, eir film, in the Old Town of Fredrikstad. From 2000 to 2012 she worked as an animator at E6 Østfold Medieverksted. She has many years of experience in animation projects for kids and adults, both locally and abroad. She makes her own short films and is involved in several live action and animation projects.
Eirin Handegard is jury member for the commissioned film competition.